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Topological geometry

by Ian R. Porteous

  • 114 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geometry, Algebraic,
  • Topology,
  • Algebras, Linear,
  • Approximation theory

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIan R. Porteous.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA564 .P66 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination486 p. :
    Number of Pages486
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4425834M
    ISBN 100521231604, 0521298393
    LC Control Number79041611

    There was earlier scattered work by Euler, Listing (who coined the word "topology"), Mobius and his band, Riemann, Klein, and Betti. Indeed, even as early as , Leibniz indicated the desirability of creating a geometry of the topological type. Topological insulators are insulating in the bulk, but process metallic states around its boundary owing to the topological origin of the band structure. The metallic edge or surface states are immune to weak disorder or impurities, and robust against the deformation of the system geometry.

    Topological concepts are now regularly applied in wide areas of chemistry including molecular engineering and design, chemical toxicology, the study of molecular shape, crystal and surface structures, chemical bonding, macromolecular species such . ADDITION: I have compiled what I think is a definitive collection of listmanias at Amazon for a best selection of books an references, mostly in increasing order of difficulty, in almost any branch of geometry and topology. In particular the books I recommend below for differential topology and differential geometry; I hope to fill in commentaries for each title as I have the time in the future.

    Iintroductory treatment emphasizes graph imbedding but also covers connections between topological graph theory and other areas of mathematics. Authors explore the role of voltage graphs in the derivation of genus formulas, explain the Ringel-Youngs theorem, and examine the genus of a group, including imbeddings of Cayley graphs. Many figures. edition. vii, p.: 24 cm.


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Topological Geometry 2nd Edition by Ian R. Porteous (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a 5/5(1).

In recent years new topological methods, especially the theory of sheaves founded by J. LERAY, have been applied successfully to algebraic geometry and to the theory of functions of several complex variables. CARTAN and J. SERRE have shown how fundamental theorems on holomorphically complete manifolds (STEIN manifolds) can be for Cited by: The papers review the algebraical and topological foundations of geometry and cover topics ranging from the geometric algebra of the Möbius plane to the theory of parallels with applications to closed geodesies.

Groups of homeomorphisms and topological descriptive planes are also discussed. This mantra is realized in several different ways in geometry and quantum field theories.

The topological recursion (tr) in these lectures refers to an abstract formalism tailored to handle this kind of recursion at the numerical level. When tr applies, it often shadows finer geometric properties which depend on the problem at Size: KB.

A Topological Picturebook lets students see topology as the original discoverers conceived it: concrete and visual, free of the formalism that burdens conventional textbooks. - Jeffrey Weeks, author of The Shape of Space. A Topological Picturebook is a visual feast for anyone concerned with mathematical images.

Francis provides exquisite. History. Geometric topology as an area distinct from algebraic topology may be said to have originated in the classification of lens spaces by Reidemeister torsion, which required distinguishing spaces that are homotopy equivalent but not was the origin of simple homotopy theory.

The use of the term geometric topology to describe these seems to have originated rather. This note introduces topology, covering topics fundamental to modern analysis and geometry.

It also deals with subjects like topological spaces and continuous functions, connectedness, compactness, separation axioms, and selected further topics such as function spaces, metrization theorems, embedding theorems and the fundamental group.

This is a really basic book, that does much more than just topology and geometry: It starts off with linear algebra, spends a lot of time on differential equations and eventually gets to e.g. differential forms. Topological Geometry. Topological Geometry. Get access.

Buy the print book Check if you have access via personal or institutional login. Log in Register Recommend to librarian. Topological geometry. London, New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold [] (OCoLC) Online version: Porteous, Ian R. Topological geometry.

London, New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Ian R Porteous. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Topological K-theory is a key tool in topology, differential geometry and index theory, yet this is the first contemporary introduction for graduate students new to the subject. No background in algebraic topology is assumed; the reader need only have taken the standard first courses in real analysis, abstract algebra, and point-set : Efton Park.

This book provides a broad and modern view of the subject, including its algebraic, topological, and algorithmic aspects. It also elaborates on applications in data analysis. This book provides a concise introduction to topology and is necessary for courses in differential geometry, functional analysis, algebraic topology, etc.

Topology is a fundamental tool in most branches of pure mathematics and is also omnipresent in more applied parts of mathematics.

Therefore. some of the recent advances emphasizing applications to geometry and analysis. The material should be accessible to readers with a basic background in algebraic and di erential topology. More advanced preliminaries in geometry and function theory will be reviewed. Topological data analysis deals with data clouds modeled by nite metric by: 3.

upper level math. high school math. social sciences. literature and english. foreign languages. Topology. The mathematical study of shapes and topological spaces, topology is one of the major branches of mathematics. We publish a variety of introductory texts as well as studies of the many subfields: general topology, algebraic topology, differential topology, geometric topology, combinatorial topology, knot theory, and more.

This excellent introduction to topology eases first-year math students and general readers into the subject by surveying its concepts in a descriptive and intuitive way, attempting to build a bridge from the familiar concepts of geometry to the formalized study of topology.

The first three chapters focus on congruence classes defined by transformations in real Euclidean space.4/5(3). Surgery and Geometric Topology. This book covers the following topics: Cohomology and Euler Characteristics Of Coxeter Groups, Completions Of Stratified Ends, The Braid Structure Of Mapping Class Groups, Controlled Topological Equivalence Of Maps in The Theory Of Stratified Spaces and Approximate Fibrations, The Asymptotic Method In The Novikov Conjecture, N Exponentially Nash G.

A slim book that gives an intro to point-set, algebraic and differential topology and differential geometry. It does not have any exercises and is very tersely written, so it is not a substitute for a standard text like Munkres, but as a beginner I liked this book because it gave me.

My book tries to give enough theorems to explain the definitions. This book could be read as an introduction, but it is intended to be especially useful for clarifying and organising concepts after the reader has already experienced introductory courses.

(Here are my lists of differential geometry books and mathematical logic books.).The golden age of mathematics-that was not the age of Euclid, it is ours.

C. J. KEYSER This time of writing is the hundredth anniversary of the publication () of Poincare's first note on topology, which arguably marks the beginning of the subject of algebraic, or "combinatorial," topology.

There was earlier scattered work by Euler, Listing (who coined the word "topology"), Mobius and his 5/5(2).This book is an introduction to manifolds at the beginning graduate level.

It contains the essential topological ideas that are needed for the further study of manifolds, particularly in the context of differential geometry, algebraic topology, and related fields.