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By Stephan C. Carlson

Topology of Surfaces, Knots, and Manifolds deals an intuition-based and example-driven method of the fundamental principles and difficulties regarding manifolds, rather one- and two-dimensional manifolds. a mix of examples and workouts leads the reader to expect basic definitions and theorems bearing on curves, surfaces, knots, and links--the items of curiosity within the beautiful set of mathematical rules referred to as "rubber sheet geometry." the result's a e-book that gives good assurance of the maths underlying those issues.

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