3 edition of **Theory and examples of point-set topology** found in the catalog.

Theory and examples of point-set topology

Greever, John

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Published
**1967**
by Brooks/Cole Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif
.

Written in English

- Topology.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 118.

Other titles | Point-set topology. |

Statement | [by] John Greever. |

Series | Contemporary undergraduate mathematics series |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA611 .G68 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | x, 130 p. |

Number of Pages | 130 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5993198M |

LC Control Number | 66024537 |

Dugundji, Topology [YU]This is a point-set topology book. Less elementary than Munkres, but useful as a reference book for grad students. Differential geometry Guillemin/Pollack, Differential topology. I didn't understand transversality at all until I saw this book. Topology is qualitative geometry. Ignoring dimensions, several geometric objects give rise to the same topological object. Homotopy theory considers even more geometric objects as equivalent objects. For instance, in homotopy theory, a solid ball of any dimension and a .

Each section of the book ends with a large number of exercises. The optional first chapter covers set theory and proof methods; if the students already know this material you can start with Chapter 2 to present a straight topology course, otherwise the book can be used as an introduction to proofs course also." — Mathematical Association of. About Topology. A graduate-level textbook that presents basic topology from the perspective of category theory. This graduate-level textbook on topology takes a unique approach: it reintroduces basic, point-set topology from a more modern, categorical perspective.

This introduction to topology provides separate, in-depth coverage of both general topology and algebraic topology. Includes many examples and figures. GENERAL TOPOLOGY. Set Theory and Logic. Topological Spaces and Continuous Functions. Connectedness and Compactness. Countability and Separation Axioms. The Tychonoff Theorem. Metrization Theorems and paracompactness/5(2). Topology is a relatively new branch of mathematics; most of the research in topology has been done since The following are some of the subfields of topology. General Topology or Point Set Topology. General topology normally considers local properties of spaces, and is .

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Theory and Examples of Point-set Topology Hardcover – January 1, by John Greever (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions 5/5(1). Basic Point-Set Topology 1 Chapter 1.

Basic Point-Set Topology One way to describe the subject of Topology is to say that it is qualitative geom-etry. The idea is that if one geometric object can be continuously transformed into another, then the two objects are to be viewed as being topologically the same.

For example, a circle and a square File Size: KB. In mathematics, general topology is the branch of topology that deals with the basic set-theoretic definitions and constructions used in topology. It is the foundation of most other branches of topology, including differential topology, geometric topology, and algebraic r name for general topology is point-set topology.

The fundamental concepts in point-set topology are. A graduate-level textbook that presents basic topology from the perspective of category theory. This graduate-level textbook on topology takes a unique approach: it reintroduces basic, point-set topology from a more modern, categorical perspective.

Many graduate students are familiar with the ideas of point-set topology and they are ready to learn something new about them. Point Set Topology | Definition of Point Set Topology by. About this book. The essentials of point-set topology, complete with motivation and numerous examples Topology: Point-Set and Geometric presents an introduction to topology that begins with the axiomatic definition of a topology on a set, rather than starting with metric spaces or the topology of subsets of Rn.

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In Chapter8,familiarity with the basic results of diﬀerential topology is helpful. String topology is the study of algebraic and differential topological properties of spaces of paths and loops in manifolds.

Topics covered includes: Intersection theory in loop spaces, The cacti operad, String topology as field theory, A Morse theoretic viewpoint, Brane topology. Author(s): Ralph L. Cohen and Alexander A.

Voronov. Topology, as a well-defined mathematical discipline, originates in the early part of the twentieth century, but some isolated results can be traced back several centuries. Among these are certain questions in geometry investigated by Leonhard paper on the Seven Bridges of Königsberg is regarded as one of the first practical applications of topology.

Get this from a library. Theory and examples of point-set topology. [John Greever]. The concept of geometrical abstraction dates back at least to the time of Euclid. All of the objects that we will study in this note will be subsets of the Euclidean spaces.

Topics covered includes: 2-manifolds, Fundamental group and covering spaces, Homology, Point-Set Topology, Group Theory, Graph Theory and The Jordan Curve Theorem. Beginning Topology is designed to give undergraduate students a broad notion of the scope of topology in areas of point-set, geometric, combinatorial, differential, and algebraic topology, including an introduction to knot theory.

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You are most welcome to join this Group. Search for the Group, andthenfromtherejointheGroup. Topology - Topology - History of topology: Mathematicians associate the emergence of topology as a distinct field of mathematics with the publication of Analysis Situs by the Frenchman Henri Poincaré, although many topological ideas had found their way into mathematics during the previous century and a half.

The Latin phrase analysis situs may be translated as “analysis of position. Point set topology and group theory are developed as they are needed.

In addition, a supplement surveying point set topology is included for the interested student and for the instructor who wishes to teach a mixture of point set and algebraic topology. A rich selection of problems, some with solutions, are integrated into the text.

the book, and they are included here both to make the book more comprehensive and to give the reader who takes the time to delve into them a more substantial sample of the true richness and beauty of the subject.

There is also an Appendix dealing mainly with a number of matters of a point-set topological nature that arise in algebraic topology. But still, learning point-set topology is unfortunately necessary. But I personally found it impossible to read point-set topology books after a certain point.

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But if we wish, for example, to classify surfaces or knots, we want to think of the objects as rubbery. Examples. For a topologist, all triangles are the same, and they are all the same as a circle. Set theory, branch of mathematics that deals with the properties of well-defined collections of objects, which may or may not be of a mathematical nature, such as numbers or theory is less valuable in direct application to ordinary experience than as a basis for precise and adaptable terminology for the definition of complex and sophisticated mathematical concepts.

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