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Published by Published for the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences by the American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Three-manifolds (Topology)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Jaco.
    SeriesRegional conference series in mathematics ;, no. 43
    ContributionsConference Board of the Mathematical Sciences.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA1 .R33 no. 43, QA613.2 .R33 no. 43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 251 :
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4423839M
    ISBN 100821816934
    LC Control Number79028488


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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.

The purpose of the conference was to present the current state of affairs in three-manifold topology and to integrate the classical results. Lectures on three-manifold topology William Jaco 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.

Get this from a library. Lectures on three-manifold topology. [William H Jaco; Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences.]. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A manuscript that presents 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.

Notes on Basic 3-Manifold Topology Allen Hatcher Chapter 1. Canonical Decomposition 1. Prime Decomposition. Torus Decomposition. Chapter 2. Special Classes of 3-Manifolds 1. Seifert Manifolds. Torus Bundles and Semi-Bundles. Chapter 3. Homotopy Properties 1. The Loop and Sphere Theorems.

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[Nikolai Saveliev]. Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds An Introduction to the Casson Invariant 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, transversality, and Poincaré duality on manifolds.

He also shows how a three manifold bounded by the surface leaves a trace in this character variety. These notes were originally designed for students with only elementary knowledge of differential geometry and topology. In the first chapters, the author does not focus on the details of the differential geometric constructions and refers to.

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Jaco, Shalen, and Johannson proved there is a minimal collection of such tori, unique. Introduction Definition. A topological space X is a 3-manifold if it is a second-countable Hausdorff space and if every point in X has a neighbourhood that is homeomorphic to Euclidean 3-space.

Mathematical theory of 3-manifolds. The topological, piecewise-linear, and smooth categories are all equivalent in three dimensions, so little distinction is made in whether we are dealing with say.

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Lectures on Three-Manifold Topology: Issue 43 Book 43 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.

The goal of this part of the book is to teach the language of math-ematics. More specifically, one of its most important components: the language of set-theoretic topology, which treats the basic notions related to continuity.

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Excercises occur throughout the text. Other key books on low-dimensional topology available from the AMS are ""Knots and Links"", ""Lectures on Three-Manifold Topology"", and ""The Knot Book"".

A List of Recommended Books in Topology Allen Hatcher These are books that I personally like for one reason or another, or at least find use- Lectures on the h-Cobordism Theorem. Princeton University Press, [OP] — A more specialized topic, but a cornerstone of the subject.

This book provides a self-contained introduction to the topology and geometry of surfaces and three-manifolds. The main goal is to describe Thurston's geometrisation of three-manifolds, proved by Perelman in The book is divided into three parts: the first is devoted to hyperbolic geometry, the second to surfaces, and the third to three-manifolds.

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