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By Stephan C. Carlson

Topology of Surfaces, Knots, and Manifolds deals an intuition-based and example-driven method of the fundamental principles and difficulties regarding manifolds, really one- and two-dimensional manifolds. a mix of examples and routines leads the reader to expect basic definitions and theorems relating curves, surfaces, knots, and links--the gadgets of curiosity within the attractive set of mathematical rules often called "rubber sheet geometry." the result's a ebook that gives strong assurance of the maths underlying those themes.

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