By Sergei P. Novikov (auth.), S. P. Novikov (eds.)
This booklet constitutes not anything below an up to date survey of the full box of topology (with the exception of "general (set-theoretic) topology"), or, within the phrases of Novikov himself, of what was once termed on the finish of the nineteenth century "Analysis Situs", and consequently different into a few of the subfields of combinatorial, algebraic, differential, homotopic, and geometric topology. The publication offers an outline of those subfields, starting with the weather and continuing correct as much as the current frontiers of analysis. hence one unearths the following the complete variety of topological techniques from fibre areas (Chap.2), CW-complexes, homology and homotopy, via bordism thought and K-theory to the Adams-Novikov spectral series (Chap.3), and in bankruptcy four an exhaustive (but inevitably focused) survey of the speculation of manifolds. An appendix sketching the new awesome advancements within the conception of knots and hyperlinks and low-dimensional topology quite often, brings the survey correct as much as the current. This paintings represents the flagship, because it have been, in whose wake persist with extra specific surveys of a number of the subfields, through quite a few authors.
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Topology I: General Survey by Sergei P. Novikov (auth.), S. P. Novikov (eds.)