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4 edition of **Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds** found in the catalog.

- 13 Want to read
- 27 Currently reading

Published
**September 1999**
by Walter de Gruyter
.

Written in English

- Topology,
- Science/Mathematics,
- Algebraic Topology,
- Riemannian Manifolds,
- Mathematics,
- Three-manifolds (Topology),
- General,
- Geometry - Algebraic,
- Geometry - Differential

The Physical Object | |
---|---|

Format | Hardcover |

Number of Pages | 199 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL9017243M |

ISBN 10 | 3110162725 |

ISBN 10 | 9783110162721 |

In Section 2 we deﬁne open book decompositions of 3-manifolds, discuss their ex-istence and various constructions. The following two sections discuss how to get a contact structure from an open book and an open book from a contact structure, respectively. Finally in Section 5 we will consider various applications of Theo-rem Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds. An Introduction to the Casson Invariant Author: Nikolai Saveliev.

Jan 22, · I give a gentle introduction to three dimensional manifolds by discussing simple surfaces, and how they can be generalized. Our universe is a 3D manifold, and so understanding what kinds of. Well, you're a little too late, I'm afraid (I'll elaborate as to why this is in just a moment). A couple of weeks ago Springer has made almost all of their math books available for free (during the Christmas season, as a "present" so to speak). Th.

The geometry and topology of three-manifolds is a set of widely circulated but unpublished notes by William Thurston from to describing his work on 3-manifolds. The notes introduced several new ideas into geometric topology, including orbifolds, pleated manifolds, and train tracks.. Distribution. Copies of the original notes were circulated by Princeton University. world of 3-manifolds. The Prime Decomposition Theorem of Kneser and Milnor stated in Section will allow us to restrict ourselves to prime 3-manifolds. In Section we will state Dehn’s Lemma and the Sphere Theorem, the combination of these two theorems shows that most prime 3-manifolds are aspherical and that most of their topology is.

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Get this from a library. Lectures on the topology of 3-manifolds: an introduction to the Casson invariant. Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds book [Nikolai Saveliev] -- "Progress in low-dimensional topology has been very fast in the last two decades, leading to the solutions of many difficult problems." "Among the.

The principal goal of this book, now in its second revised edition, remains providing an introduction to the low-dimensional topology and Casson's theory; it also reaches out, when appropriate, to more recent research topics. The book covers some classical material, such as Heegaard splittings, Dehn surgery, and invariants of knots and links.

Get this from a library. Lectures on the topology of 3-manifolds: an introduction to the Casson invariant. [Nikolai Saveliev]. Dec 19, · Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds by Nikolai Saveliev,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2).

Oct 25, · Believe it or not, I actually remember the happy moment when I stumbled on Saveliev’s Lectures on the Topology of 3-manifolds: An Introduction to the Casson Invariant in the library stacks in graduate school. It was and remains one of the few mathematics books I’ve read from cover to cover.

Sometime in the 's I started writing a book on 3-manifolds, but got sidetracked on the algebraic topology books described elsewhere on this website. The little that exists of the 3-manifolds book (see below for a table of contents) is rather crude and unpolished, and doesn't cover a lot of material, but it does contain a few things that may.

In mathematics, a 3-manifold is a space that locally looks like Euclidean 3-dimensional space. A 3-manifold can be thought of as a possible shape of the senhoras.site as a sphere looks like a plane to a small enough observer, all 3-manifolds look like our universe does to a small enough observer.

This is made more precise in the definition below. Request PDF | Lectures on the topology of 3-manifolds. An introduction to the Casson invariant.

2nd revised ed | Progress in low-dimensional topology has been very quick in the last three decades Author: Nikolai Saveliev. Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds by Nikolai Saveliev Book Resume: Download or read Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds book by clicking button below to visit the book download website.

There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Lectures on the Topolo My Searches (0) My Cart Added To Cart Check Out. Menu. Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds An Introduction to the Casson Invariant. Series:De Gruyter Textbook.

Book Book Series. Frontmatter Pages i-iv. Get Access to Full Text. Preface. Saveliev, Nikolai. To paraphrase a comment in the introduction to a classic poin t-set topology text, this book might have been titled What Every Young Topologist Should Know. It grew from lecture notes we wrote while teaching second–year algebraic topology at Indiana University.

The amount of algebraic topology a student of topology must learn can beintimidating. Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds The book will be accessible to graduate students in mathematics and theoretical physics familiar with some elementary algebraic and differential topology, including the fundamental group, basic homology theory.

Jun 20, · Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu’s. Dec 31, · This manuscript is a detailed presentation of the ten lectures given by the author at the NSF Regional Conference on Three-Manifold Topology, held Octoberat Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Apr 23, · Lectures On The Topology Of 3-manifolds. DOWNLOAD HERE "This is an excellent introduction to the Rokhlin and Casson invariants for homology 3.

AN INTRODUCTION TO 3-MANIFOLDS 3 Fundamental groups of high dimensional manifolds. Let M be a manifold.

(Here, and throughout these lectures, manifold will always mean a smooth, compact, connected, orientable manifold, we will not assume though that manifolds are closed.) Any manifold has. Destination page number Search scope Search Text Search scope Search Text.

I browsed Hempel's book, 3-manifolds, but a lot of PL topology seems to be assumed. As pointed out when I asked the same question on senhoras.sitexchange, it is probably the case for any book on 3-manifods, so a good reference on PL topology as complement would be welcome.

topology of 3 manifolds 2ed de gruyter textbook Dec 29, Posted By Jeffrey Archer Ltd TEXT ID a86 Online PDF Ebook Epub Library 11 jul quantum field theory is accessible to graduate students in mathematics and physics with knowledge of basic algebra and .Thurston's Three-Dimensional Geometry and Topology, Volume 1 (Princeton University Press, ) is a considerable expansion of the first few chapters of these notes.

Later chapters have not yet appeared in book form. Please help improve this document by sending to Silvio Levy at [email protected] any useful information such as.I have now returned to an earlier plan of having this material be an extra chapter of the Algebraic Topology book, rather than a separate book.

The current version of this chapter is here. Its main focus is the Serre spectral sequence and its applications, but there is also some coverage of the Adams spectral sequence and, more briefly, a few.