Topology: A Geometric Approach

Paperback | July 29, 2006

byTerry Lawson

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This new-in-paperback introduction to topology emphasizes a geometric approach with a focus on surfaces. A primary feature is a large collection of exercises and projects, which fosters a teaching style that encourages the student to be an active class participant. A wide range of materialat different levels supports flexible use of the book for a variety of students. Part I is appropriate for a one-semester or two-quarter course, and Part II (which is problem based) allows the book to be used for a year-long course which supports a variety of syllabuses.The over 750 exercises range from simple checks of omitted details in arguments, to reinforce the material and increase student involvement, to the development of substantial theorems that have been broken into many steps. The style encourages an active student role. Solutions to selectedexercises are included as an appendix, with solutions to all exercises available to the instructor on a companion website.

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This new-in-paperback introduction to topology emphasizes a geometric approach with a focus on surfaces. A primary feature is a large collection of exercises and projects, which fosters a teaching style that encourages the student to be an active class participant. A wide range of materialat different levels supports flexible use of ...

Terry Lawson is a Professor of Mathematics at Tulane University, New Orleans.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.86 inPublished:July 29, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199202486

ISBN - 13:9780199202485

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Table of Contents

Part I: A Geometric Introduction to Topology1. Basic point set topology2. The classification of surfaces3. The fundamental group and its applicationsPart II: Covering Spaces, CW Complexes and Homology4. Covering spaces5. CW complexes6. HomologySelected solutionsReferencesIndex

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Review from previous edition: "The book is rich with pictures and has a substantial number of exercises." --Zentralblatt MATH 26/05/2004