Introduction to Topology: Second Edition / Edition 2

Introduction to Topology: Second Edition / Edition 2

by Theodore W. Gamelin, Robert Everist Greene, Mathematics
     
 

ISBN-10: 0486406806

ISBN-13: 9780486406800

Pub. Date: 02/16/1999

Publisher: Dover Publications


A fresh approach to introductory topology, this volume explains nontrivial applications of metric space topology to analysis, clearly establishing their relationship. Also, topics from elementary algebraic topology focus on concrete results with minimal algebraic formalism. The first two chapters consider metric space and point-set topology; the second two,…  See more details below

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A fresh approach to introductory topology, this volume explains nontrivial applications of metric space topology to analysis, clearly establishing their relationship. Also, topics from elementary algebraic topology focus on concrete results with minimal algebraic formalism. The first two chapters consider metric space and point-set topology; the second two, algebraic topological material. 1983 edition. Solutions to Selected Exercises. List of Notations. Index. 51 illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486406800
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/16/1999
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
930,841
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.48(d)

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Table of Contents

ONE METRIC SPACES
  1 Open and closed sets
  2 Completeness
  3 The real line
  4 Products of metric spaces
  5 Compactness
  6 Continuous functions
  7 Normed linear spaces
  8 The contraction principle
  9 The Frechet derivative
TWO TOPOLOGICAL SPACES
  1 Topological spaces
  2 Subspaces
  3 Continuous functions
  4 Base for a topology
  5 Separation axioms
  6 Compactness
  7 Locally compact spaces
  8 Connectedness
  9 Path connectedness
  10 Finite product spaces
  11 Set theory and Zorn's lemma
  12 Infinite product spaces
  13 Quotient spaces
THREE HOMOTOPY THEORY
  1 Groups
  2 Homotopic paths
  3 The fundamental group
  4 Induced homomorphisms
  5 Covering spaces
  6 Some applications of the index
  7 Homotopic maps
  8 Maps into the punctured plane
  9 Vector fields
  10 The Jordan Curve Theorem
FOUR HIGHER DIMENSIONAL HOMOTOPY
  1 Higher homotopy groups
  2 Noncontractibility of Sn
  3 Simplexes and barycentric subdivision
  4 Approximation by piecewise linear maps
  5 Degrees of maps
  BIBLIOGRAPHY
  LIST OF NOTATIONS
  SOLUTIONS TO SELECTED EXERCISES
  INDEX

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