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By Andrew H. Wallace

This self-contained therapy of algebraic topology assumes just some wisdom of genuine numbers and genuine research. the 1st 3 chapters specialise in the fundamentals of point-set topology, providing historical past to scholars drawing close the topic with out past wisdom. Readers already conversant in point-set topology can continue on to bankruptcy four, which examines the elemental workforce in addition to homology teams and non-stop mapping, barycentric subdivision and excision, the homology series, and simplicial complexes.
Exercises shape a vital part of the textual content; they contain theorems which are as important as a few of these whose proofs are given in complete. writer Andrew H. Wallace, Professor Emeritus on the collage of Pennsylvania, concludes the textual content with a advisor to extra reading.

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