Topology: An Introduction with Application to Topological by G MCCarty

By G MCCarty

Topology, occasionally defined as "rubber-sheet geometry", is essential to trendy arithmetic and to many different disciplines--from quantum mechanics to sociology. This stimulating advent to the sphere offers scholars a familiarity with the undemanding element set of topology, together with a simple acquaintance with the road and the aircraft, wisdom frequently important in graduate arithmetic courses.

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Topology of 4-manifolds by Michael H. Freedman

By Michael H. Freedman

One of the good achievements of latest arithmetic is the hot figuring out of 4 dimensions. Michael Freedman and Frank Quinn were the principals within the geometric and topological improvement of this topic, proving the Poincar and Annulus conjectures respectively. popularity for this paintings contains the award of the Fields Medal of the overseas Congress of Mathematicians to Freedman in 1986. In Topology of 4-Manifolds those authors have collaborated to provide a whole and available account of the present kingdom of information during this box. the elemental fabric has been significantly simplified from the unique guides, and will be obtainable to such a lot graduate scholars. The complex fabric is going way past the literature; approximately one-third of the booklet is new. This paintings is crucial for any topologist whose paintings comprises 4 dimensions. it's a useful reference for geometers and physicists who desire an understanding of the topological aspect of the field.

Originally released in 1990.

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Advances in the Mathematical Sciences: Research from the by Gail Letzter, Kristin Lauter, Erin Chambers, Nancy Flournoy,

By Gail Letzter, Kristin Lauter, Erin Chambers, Nancy Flournoy, Julia Elisenda Grigsby, Carla Martin, Kathleen Ryan, Konstantina Trivisa

Proposing the newest findings in issues from around the mathematical spectrum, this quantity comprises ends up in natural arithmetic in addition to a variety of new advances and novel purposes to different fields resembling likelihood, information, biology, and desktop technological know-how. All contributions characteristic authors who attended the organization for ladies in arithmetic learn Symposium in 2015: this convention, the 3rd in a sequence of biennial meetings geared up through the organization, attracted over 330 members and showcased the study of ladies mathematicians from academia, undefined, and government.

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Differential Algebraic Topology: From Stratifolds to Exotic by Matthias Kreck

By Matthias Kreck

This ebook provides a geometrical creation to the homology of topological areas and the cohomology of tender manifolds. the writer introduces a brand new category of stratified areas, so-called stratifolds. He derives simple options from differential topology corresponding to Sard's theorem, walls of team spirit and transversality. according to this, homology teams are built within the framework of stratifolds and the homology axioms are proved. this suggests that for excellent areas those homology teams accept as true with traditional singular homology. in addition to the traditional computations of homology teams utilizing the axioms, easy buildings of vital homology periods are given. the writer additionally defines stratifold cohomology teams following an idea of Quillen. back, sure very important cohomology periods happen very evidently during this description, for instance, the attribute periods that are developed within the publication and utilized afterward. the most primary effects, Poincare duality, is nearly a triviality during this process. a few basic invariants, corresponding to the Euler attribute and the signature, are derived from (co)homology teams. those invariants play an important function in the most wonderful ends up in differential topology. specifically, the writer proves a different case of Hirzebruch's signature theorem and provides as a spotlight Milnor's unique 7-spheres. This e-book relies on classes the writer taught in Mainz and Heidelberg. Readers may be conversant in the elemental notions of point-set topology and differential topology. The e-book can be utilized for a mixed creation to differential and algebraic topology, in addition to for a fast presentation of (co)homology in a path approximately differential geometry.

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Topology and Geometry in Physics (Lecture Notes in Physics) by Eike Bick, Frank Daniel Steffen

By Eike Bick, Frank Daniel Steffen

Software of the strategies and techniques of topology and geometry have resulted in a deeper figuring out of many an important facets in condensed subject physics, cosmology, gravity and particle physics. This publication should be thought of a complicated textbook on sleek purposes and up to date advancements in those fields of actual learn. Written as a collection of mostly self-contained broad lectures, the ebook offers an advent to topological ideas in gauge theories, BRST quantization, chiral anomalies, sypersymmetric solitons and noncommutative geometry. it is going to be of gain to postgraduate scholars, teaching novices to the sphere and teachers searching for complicated fabric.

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Molecular topology by Mircea V. Diudea, Ivan Gutman, Jantschi Lorentz

By Mircea V. Diudea, Ivan Gutman, Jantschi Lorentz

So much, but now not all, chemicals include molecules. the truth that molecules have a 'structure' is understood because the heart of the nineteenth century. seeing that then, one of many crucial pursuits of chemistry is to set up the relationships among the chemical and actual homes of substance and the constitution of the corresponding molecules. numerous effects alongside those strains were received alongside those strains and awarded in several courses during this box. One workforce makes use of so-called topological indices. approximately two decades in the past, there have been dozens of topological indices, yet just a couple of with noteworthy chemical functions. through the years, their numbers have elevated greatly. At this second this is no concept which can function a competent advisor for fixing this challenge. This publication is geared toward giving a cheap entire survey of the current, fin de siecle, country of artwork conception and perform of topological indices.

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Proceedings of Gökova Geometry-Topology Conference 2005 by [various contributors], Selman Akbulut (Michigan State

By [various contributors], Selman Akbulut (Michigan State University), Turgut Onder (Middle East Technical University), Ronald J. Stern (University of California at Irvine)

Devoted to the reminiscence of Raoul Bott, a superb mathematician of the twentieth Century, this quantity comprises articles from either 11th and 12th Gokova meetings, held in Gokova, Turkey.

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Fundamentals of Hyperbolic Geometry: Selected Expositions by R. D. Canary, A. Marden, D. B. A. Epstein

By R. D. Canary, A. Marden, D. B. A. Epstein

This e-book contains reissued articles from vintage assets on hyperbolic manifolds. half I is an exposition of a few of Thurston's pioneering Princeton Notes, with a brand new advent describing fresh advances, together with an up to date bibliography. half II expounds the idea of convex hull limitations: a brand new appendix describes contemporary paintings. half III is Thurston's well-known paper on earthquakes in hyperbolic geometry. the ultimate half introduces the speculation of measures at the restrict set. Graduate scholars and researchers will welcome this rigorous advent to the trendy idea of hyperbolic manifolds.

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Introduction to Topology: Second Edition by Theodore W. Gamelin, Robert Everist Greene

By Theodore W. Gamelin, Robert Everist Greene

This quantity explains nontrivial functions of metric house topology to research, truly constructing their courting. additionally, themes from simple algebraic topology concentrate on concrete effects with minimum algebraic formalism. chapters reflect on metric area and point-set topology; the different 2 chapters discuss algebraic topological material. Includes workouts, chosen solutions, and fifty one illustrations. 1983 variation.

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