By Jean Gallier,Dianna Xu
Ideal for college students whose mastery of algebraic topology could be a work-in-progress, the textual content introduces key notions similar to basic teams, homology teams, and the Euler-Poincaré attribute. those necessities are the topic of targeted appendices that allow centred, discrete studying the place it really is required, with out interrupting the rigorously deliberate constitution of the middle exposition. lightly guiding readers during the rules, thought, and purposes of the category theorem, the authors goal to foster actual self assurance in its use and in so doing inspire readers to maneuver directly to a deeper exploration of the flexible and beneficial strategies on hand in algebraic topology.
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A Guide to the Classification Theorem for Compact Surfaces (Geometry and Computing) by Jean Gallier,Dianna Xu