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The theme of this book is the role of the fundamental group in determining the topology of a given 3-manifold. This makes it simple to look up a theorem janifolds refresh one’s memory on a sticky detail in a proof. Generalized Functions, Volume 4 I. Along the way, many useful and insightful results are proved, usually in full detail.
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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The book concludes with a list of problems that hdmpel unsolved at the time of publication. Share your thoughts with other customers. Dual Price 2 Label: Along the way, many useful and insightful results are proved, usually in full detail.
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Libraries and resellers, please contact cust-serv ams. This role is not discussed in this book. Hempel’s book remains an ideal text to learn about the world of 3-manifolds.
Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Later chapters address more advanced topics, including Waldhausen’s theorem on a class of 3-manifolds that is completely determined by its fundamental group. The prerequisites are few and are typical of a beginning graduate student. Heegaard splittings, connected sums, the loop and sphere theorems, incompressible surfaces, free groups, and so on.
Someone who has heard of 3-manifolds and gotten excited would do better to get a taste of the subject elsewhere first, e. The essential ideas and techniques are covered in the first part of the book: Online Price 2 Label: Even though the field has grown tremendously, the book remains one of the best and most popular introductions to the subject.
Dual Price 1 Label: Author s Product display: Add both to Cart Add both to List. A careful and systematic development of the theory of the topology of 3-manifolds, focusing on the critical role of the fundamental group in determining the topological structure of a 3-manifold … self-contained … one can learn the subject from it … would be very appropriate as a text for an advanced graduate course or as manigolds basis for a working seminar.
The theme of this book is the role of the fundamental group in determining the topology of a given 3-manifold. What this book is: As an introduction to the material, some passages may be terse, but inevitably after some effort, they can be “decoded” completely, unlike some texts that may be more verbose but can never be entirely deciphered. Details Customers who bought this item also bought Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 This shopping feature will continue hempe, load items.
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For many years, John Hempel’s book has been a standard text on the topology of 3-manifolds. The prerequisites are few and are typical of a beginning graduate student. As perhaps befitting a primer, the JSJ decomposition and characteristic submanifold theory is not included.
Hempel’s book remains an ideal text to learn about the world of 3-manifolds.
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Manifoolds book remains an ideal text to learn about the world of 3-manifolds. The writing style is very concise and uempel the point. The basic theorems regarding prime decomposition, loop and sphere theorems, Haken hierarchy, and Waldhausen’s theorems on Haken manifolds are explained in detail. Join our email list. Other editions – View all 3-manifolds John Hempel Limited preview – Differential Topology Victor Guillemin.
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