Andrew Ranicki's Algebraic and Geometric Surgery (Oxford Mathematical PDF

By Andrew Ranicki

This publication is an creation to surgical procedure idea: the traditional type technique for high-dimensional manifolds. it really is geared toward graduate scholars who've already had a easy topology path, and may now wish to comprehend the topology of high-dimensional manifolds. this article includes entry-level bills of many of the necessities of either algebra and topology, together with simple homotopy and homology, Poincare duality, bundles, cobordism, embeddings, immersions,
Whitehead torsion, Poincare complexes, round fibrations and quadratic types and formations. whereas targeting the elemental mechanics of surgical procedure, this e-book comprises many labored examples, invaluable drawings for representation of the algebra and references for additional reading.

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