By C.T. Dodson, P.E. Parker, Phillip E. Parker

ISBN-10: 0792342925

ISBN-13: 9780792342922

This e-book arose from classes taught via the authors, and is designed for either tutorial and reference use in the course of and after a first path in algebraic topology. it's a guide for clients who are looking to calculate, yet whose major pursuits are in purposes utilizing the present literature, instead of in constructing the speculation. commonplace parts of functions are differential geometry and theoretical physics. we begin lightly, with various photos to demonstrate the basic rules and buildings in homotopy concept which are wanted in later chapters. We express easy methods to calculate homotopy teams, homology teams and cohomology earrings of many of the significant theories, unique homotopy sequences of fibrations, a few very important spectral sequences, and all the obstructions that we will compute from those. Our procedure is to combine illustrative examples with these proofs that truly enhance transferable calculational aids. We supply huge appendices with notes on historical past fabric, huge tables of knowledge, and an intensive index. viewers: Graduate scholars and execs in arithmetic and physics.

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