Continuity Theory by Louis NelContinuity Theory by Louis Nel

Continuity Theory

byLouis Nel

Hardcover | June 14, 2016

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This book presents a detailed, self-contained theory of continuous mappings. It is mainly addressed to students who have already studied these mappings in the setting of metric spaces, as well as multidimensional differential calculus. The needed background facts about sets, metric spaces and linear algebra are developed in detail, so as to provide a seamless transition between students' previous studies and new material.

In view of its many novel features, this book will be of interest also to mature readers who have studied continuous mappings from the subject's classical texts and wish to become acquainted with a new approach. The theory of continuous mappings serves as infrastructure for more specialized mathematical theories like differential equations, integral equations, operator theory, dynamical systems, global analysis, topological groups, topological rings and many more. In light of the centrality of the topic, a book of this kind fits a variety of applications, especially those that contribute to a better understanding of functional analysis, towards establishing an efficient setting for its pursuit.
Louis D. Nel is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Carleton University. His research interests include topology, category theory, and functional analysis.
Title:Continuity TheoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:460 pagesPublished:June 14, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319311581

ISBN - 13:9783319311586


Table of Contents

Overview.- General Preparation.- Continuity Enabling Structures.- Construction of New Spaces.- Various Kinds of Spaces.- Fundamentals of Linear Continuity.- Basic Categorical Concepts.- The CategoryC .- Reflective Categories ofC .- Enriched Dualities.- The CategoryCV .- Reflective Subcategories ofCV .- Linear Continuous Representations.- Smooth Continuity.- Supplementary Reading.

Editorial Reviews

"This book is devoted to the so-called continuity theory, which includes continuous mappings between topological, metric and convergence spaces. Primarily, the book is designed for students, but it also contains some information which could be interesting for advanced readers. . In conclusion, the book contains very interesting and somewhat unusual treatments of continuity." (Vesko Valov, Mathematical Reviews, August, 2017)"The author presents the theory of continuous mappings, mainly in the realm of convergence spaces . . contains many exercises and a section on supplementary reading. The work is addressed to readers who have studied continuous mappings in the metric setting, as well as multidimensional differential calculus. . book will mainly be studied and used by mature readers and lecturers, who will appreciate the wealth of information that it provides, much of which is not available in book form elsewhere." (Hans Peter Künzi, zbMATH 1350.54001, 2017)