Category: Topology

Lectures on Chern-Weil Theory and Witten Deformations by Weiping Zhang

By Weiping Zhang

In accordance with the notes of a graduate path on differential geometry which the writer gave on the Nankai Institute of arithmetic, this quantity comprises components: the 1st half includes an creation to the geometric idea of attribute periods because of Shiing-shen Chern and Andr Weil, in addition to an evidence of the Gauss-Bonnet-Chern theorem in keeping with the Mathai-Quillen development of Thom types; the second one half offers analytic proofs of the Poincar-Hopf index formulation, in addition to the Morse inequalities in accordance with deformations brought via Edward Witten.

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Category: Topology

Topology Now! (Classroom Resource Material) by Robert Messer

By Robert Messer

Topology is a department of arithmetic jam-packed with interesting recommendations, attention-grabbing geometrical gadgets, and inventive equipment for learning them. The authors have written this textbook to make the cloth obtainable to undergraduate scholars with no requiring huge necessities in upper-level arithmetic. The procedure is to domesticate the intuitive principles of continuity, convergence, and connectedness so scholars can speedy delve into knot concept, the topology of surfaces and three-d manifolds, fastened issues and easy homotopy concept. the elemental techniques of point-set topology look on the finish of the ebook while scholars can see how this point of abstraction presents a legitimate logical foundation for the geometrical principles that experience come ahead of. This association exposes scholars to the interesting global of topology now(!) instead of later. scholars utilizing this textbook must have a few publicity to the geometry of gadgets in higher-dimensional Euclidean areas including an appreciation of certain mathematical definitions and proofs.

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Category: Topology

Knots and links by Dale Rolfsen

By Dale Rolfsen

Rolfsen's appealing booklet on knots and hyperlinks will be learn by means of a person, from newbie to professional, who desires to find out about knot thought. newbies locate an inviting creation to the weather of topology, emphasizing the instruments wanted for realizing knots, the elemental staff and van Kampen's theorem, for instance, that are then utilized to concrete difficulties, akin to computing knot teams. For specialists, Rolfsen explains complex subject matters, akin to the connections among knot conception and surgical procedure and the way they're important to realizing three-manifolds.

Besides supplying a advisor to realizing knot concept, the booklet bargains "practical" education. After interpreting it, it is possible for you to to do many stuff: compute shows of knot teams, Alexander polynomials, and different invariants; practice surgical procedure on three-manifolds; and visualize knots and their enhances. it really is characterised via its hands-on method and emphasis on a visible, geometric knowing.

Rolfsen deals precious perception and moves an ideal stability among giving technical information and supplying casual factors. The illustrations are extraordinary, and a wealth of examples are incorporated.

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Category: Topology

Generalized Solutions of Operator Equations and Extreme by D.A. Klyushin, S.I. Lyashko, D.A. Nomirovskii, Yu.I.

By D.A. Klyushin, S.I. Lyashko, D.A. Nomirovskii, Yu.I. Petunin, Vladimir Semenov

Abstract types for lots of difficulties in technological know-how and engineering take the shape of an operator equation. The answer of those difficulties usually calls for settling on the life and strong point of strategies to those equations. "Generalized recommendations of Operator Equations and severe parts" provides lately acquired leads to the examine of the generalized strategies of operator equations and severe parts in linear topological areas. The provided effects provide new equipment of picking out those suggestions and learning their homes. those new tools contain the applying of a priori estimations and a normal topological method of build generalized recommendations of linear and nonlinear operator equations. The monograph is meant for mathematicians, graduate scholars and researchers learning practical research, operator conception, and the speculation of optimum control.

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Category: Topology

A Taste of Topology by Volker Runde (auth.), S Axler, K.A. Ribet (eds.)

By Volker Runde (auth.), S Axler, K.A. Ribet (eds.)

If arithmetic is a language, then taking a topology direction on the undergraduate point is cramming vocabulary and memorizing abnormal verbs: an important, yet now not continually interesting workout one has to head via sooner than one could learn nice works of literature within the unique language.

The current ebook grew out of notes for an introductory topology direction on the college of Alberta. It presents a concise creation to set-theoretic topology (and to a tiny bit of algebraic topology). it's available to undergraduates from the second one yr on, yet even starting graduate scholars can make the most of a few parts.

Great care has been dedicated to the choice of examples that aren't self-serving, yet already available for college students who've a history in calculus and uncomplicated algebra, yet now not unavoidably in genuine or complicated analysis.

In a few issues, the publication treats its fabric another way than different texts at the subject:

* Baire's theorem is derived from Bourbaki's Mittag-Leffler theorem;

* Nets are used widely, specifically for an intuitive facts of Tychonoff's theorem;

* a quick and chic, yet little recognized evidence for the Stone-Weierstrass theorem is given.

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Category: Topology

Category: Topology

Category: Topology

Category: Topology

Multifractals: Theory and Applications by David Harte

By David Harte

Even if multifractals are rooted in likelihood, a lot of the similar literature comes from the physics and arithmetic enviornment. Multifractals: idea and functions pulls jointly rules from either those components utilizing a language that makes them obtainable and helpful to statistical scientists. It presents a framework, particularly, for the assessment of statistical houses of estimates of the Renyi fractal dimensions. the 1st part offers introductory fabric and assorted definitions of a multifractal degree. the writer then examines many of the a number of buildings for describing multifractal measures. construction from the idea of huge deviations, he makes a speciality of structures in keeping with lattice coverings, overlaying by way of point-centered spheres, and cascades strategies. the ultimate part offers estimators of Renyi dimensions of integer order and larger and discusses their homes. It additionally explores quite a few purposes of size estimation and gives an in depth case examine of spatial element styles of earthquake destinations. Estimating fractal dimensions holds specific worth in experiences of nonlinear dynamical platforms, time sequence, and spatial aspect styles. With its cautious but functional mixture of multifractals, estimation equipment, and case reports, Multifractals: conception and purposes offers a distinct chance to discover the estimation equipment from a statistical standpoint.

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Category: Topology

Topological Fixed Point Theory and Applications by Boju Jiang

By Boju Jiang

This option of papers from the Beijing convention provides a cross-section of the present traits within the box of mounted element conception as visible via topologists and analysts. except one survey article, they're all unique examine articles, on issues together with equivariant thought, extensions of Nielsen thought, periodic orbits of discrete and non-stop dynamical structures, and new invariants and strategies in topological ways to analytic difficulties.

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