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Published
**1991**
by Springer-Verlag in New York
.

Written in English

- Algebraic topology.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement | William S. Massey. |

Series | Graduate texts in mathematics ;, 127 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA612 .M374 1991 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xvi, 428 p. : |

Number of Pages | 428 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL1885078M |

ISBN 10 | 038797430X, 354097430X |

LC Control Number | 90046073 |

String topology is the study of algebraic and differential topological properties of spaces of paths and loops in manifolds. Topics covered includes: Intersection theory in loop spaces, The cacti operad, String topology as field theory, A Morse theoretic viewpoint, Brane topology. Author(s): Ralph L. Cohen and Alexander A. Voronov. This textbook is intended for a course in algebraic topology at the beginning graduate level. The main topics covered are: the classification of compact 2-manifolds, the fundamental group, covering spaces, singular homology theory, and singular cohomology theory.

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This method of presentation is intended to reduce the abstract nature of algebraic topology to a level that is palatable for the beginning student and to. Homology and cohomology were invented in (what's now called) the de Rham context, where cohomology classes are (classes of) differential forms and homology classes are (classes of) domains you can integrate them over.

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This is a basic note in algebraic topology, it introduce the notion of fundamental groups, covering spaces, methods for computing fundamental groups using Seifert Van Kampen theorem and some applications such as the Brouwer’s fixed point theorem, Borsuk Ulam theorem, fundamental theorem of algebra.

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The main topics covered are the classification of compact 2-manifolds, the fundamental group, covering spaces, singular homology theory, and singular cohomology theory.

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In Chapter8,familiarity with the basic results of diﬀerential topology is Size: 3MB.Prerequisites are standard point set topology (as recalled in the first chapter), elementary algebraic notions (modules, tensor product), and some terminology from category theory.

The aim of the book is to introduce advanced undergraduate and graduate (masters) students to basic tools, concepts and results of algebraic topology.