Algebraic and Geometric Surgery
by Andrew Ranicki
Publisher: Oxford University Press 2002
Number of pages: 380
This book is an introduction to surgery theory: the standard classification method for high-dimensional manifolds. It is aimed at graduate students, who have already had a basic topology course, and would now like to understand the topology of high-dimensional manifolds.
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by Boris Botvinnik - University of Oregon
Contents: Important examples of topological spaces; Constructions; Homotopy and homotopy equivalence; CW-complexes and homotopy; Fundamental group; Covering spaces; Higher homotopy groups; Fiber bundles; Suspension Theorem and Whitehead product; etc.
by Klaus Wirthmüller - Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
The purpose of this text is to make familiar with the basics of topology, to give a concise introduction to homotopy, and to make students familiar with homology. Readers are expected to have knowledge of analysis and linear algebra.
by J. P. May - Springer
The theme of this book is infinite loop space theory and its multiplicative elaboration. The main goal is a complete analysis of the relationship between the classifying spaces of geometric topology and the infinite loop spaces of algebraic K-theory.
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These notes provide a brief introduction to topological groups with a special emphasis on Pontryaginvan Kampen's duality theorem for locally compact abelian groups. We give a completely self-contained elementary proof of the theorem.