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Surface Topology

Firby, P. A. & Cyril F. Gardiner

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ISBN 10: 0138553211 / ISBN 13: 9780138553210
Published by Ellis Horwood Ltd, West Sussex, England, 1992
Used Condition: Very Good+ Soft cover
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Card covers show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp , text unmarked.; Mathematics and Its Applications ; 9.75 X 6.75 X 0.50 inches; 222 pages; "This text examines the topology of compact surfaces through the development of some simple ideas in place geometry, an approach which allows a treatment of an area of mathematics that is particularly attractive both for the richness of its applications, and for the variety of its interactions with other branches of mathematics. A wide variety of topics are linked with surface topology, such as graph theory, group theory, vector field theory and plane Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry. Each topic is treated from its beginnings, thus offering a bird's eye view of many branches of mathematics. The author's introductions are presented in simple terms and, for those who wish to extend their knowledge of the topics discussed, a bibliography is provided.". Bookseller Inventory # 17784

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Title: Surface Topology

Publisher: Ellis Horwood Ltd, West Sussex, England

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Edition: Second Edition.

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This text examines the topology of compact surfaces through the development of some simple ideas in place geometry, an approach which allows a treatment of an area of mathematics that is particularly attractive both for the richness of its applications, and for the variety of its interactions with other branches of mathematics. A wide variety of topics are linked with surface topology, such as graph theory, group theory, vector field theory and plane Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry. Each topic is treated from its beginnings, thus offering a bird's eye view of many branches of mathematics. The author's introductions are presented in simple terms and, for those who wish to extend their knowledge of the topics discussed, a bibliography is provided.

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