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Topology by John G. Hocking, Gail S. Young Superb one-year course in classical topology. Topological spaces and functions, point-set topology, much more. Examples and problems. Bibliography. Index.
Elements of Point-Set Topology by John D. Baum Basic treatment covers preliminaries (sets, relations, etc.), topological spaces, continuous functions (mappings) and homeomorphisms, special types of topological spaces, metric spaces, more. Geometric and axiomatic approach for easier accessibility. Exercises. Bibliography.
A Combinatorial Introduction to Topology by Michael Henle Excellent text covers vector fields, plane homology and the Jordan Curve Theorem, surfaces, homology of complexes, more. Problems and exercises. Some knowledge of differential equations and multivariate calculus required.Bibliography. 1979 edition.
Point Set Topology by Steven A. Gaal Suitable for a complete course in topology, this text also functions as a self-contained treatment for independent study. Additional enrichment materials make it equally valuable as a reference. 1964 edition.
Introduction to Knot Theory by Richard H. Crowell, Ralph H. Fox Appropriate for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text by two renowned mathematicians was hailed by the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society as "a very welcome addition to the mathematical literature." 1963 edition.
Intuitive Concepts in Elementary Topology by B.H. Arnold Classroom-tested and much-cited, this concise text is designed for undergraduates. It offers a valuable and instructive introduction to the basic concepts of topology, taking an intuitive rather than an axiomatic viewpoint. 1962 edition.
Topology and Geometry for Physicists by Charles Nash, Siddhartha Sen Written by physicists for physics students, this text assumes no detailed background in topology or geometry. Topics include differential forms, homotopy, homology, cohomology, fiber bundles, connection and covariant derivatives, and Morse theory. 1983 edition.
Topology of 3-Manifolds and Related Topics by M.K. Fort, Jr., Daniel Silver Summaries and full reports from a 1961 conference discuss decompositions and subsets of 3-space; n-manifolds; knot theory; the Poincaré conjecture; and periodic maps and isotopies. Familiarity with algebraic topology required. 1962 edition.
Undergraduate Topology by Robert H. Kasriel This introductory treatment is essentially self-contained and features explanations and proofs that relate to every practical aspect of point set topology. Hundreds of exercises appear throughout the text. 1971 edition.
Topology for Analysis by Albert Wilansky Three levels of examples and problems make this volume appropriate for students and professionals. Abundant exercises, ordered and numbered by degree of difficulty, illustrate important topological concepts. 1970 edition.
Algebraic Topology: Homology and Cohomology by Andrew H. Wallace This self-contained treatment studies several algebraic invariants: the fundamental group, singular and Cech homology groups, and a variety of cohomology groups. Extensive appendixes review background material. 1970 edition.
An Introduction to Algebraic Topology by Andrew H. Wallace This self-contained treatment begins with three chapters on the basics of point-set topology, after which it proceeds to homology groups and continuous mapping, barycentric subdivision, and simplicial complexes. 1961 edition.
Differential Topology: First Steps by Andrew H. Wallace Keeping mathematical prerequisites to a minimum, this undergraduate-level text stimulates students' intuitive understanding of topology while avoiding the more difficult subtleties and technicalities. 1968 edition.
Differential Topology: An Introduction by David B. Gauld This text covers topological spaces and properties, some advanced calculus, differentiable manifolds, orientability, submanifolds and an embedding theorem, tangent spaces, vector fields and integral curves, Whitney's embedding theorem, more. Includes 88 helpful illustrations. 1982 edition.
Topology: An Introduction with Application to Topological Groups by George McCarty This introduction employs the language of point set topology to define and discuss topological groups. Covers set-theoretic topology and its applications as well as homotopy and the fundamental group. 1967 edition. Includes 99 illustrations.
General Topology by Stephen Willard Among the best available reference introductions to general topology, this volume is appropriate for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. Includes historical notes and over 340 detailed exercises. 1970 edition. Includes 27 figures.
Invitation to Combinatorial Topology by Maurice Fréchet, Ky Fan, Howard W. Eves Elementary text, accessible to anyone with a background in high school geometry, covers problems inherent to coloring maps, homeomorphism, applications of Descartes' theorem, topological polygons, more. Includes 108 figures. 1967 edition.
Mathematics: Its Content, Methods and Meaning by A. D. Aleksandrov, A. N. Kolmogorov, M. A. Lavrent’ev Major survey offers comprehensive, coherent discussions of analytic geometry, algebra, differential equations, calculus of variations, functions of a complex variable, prime numbers, linear and non-Euclidean geometry, topology, functional analysis, more. 1963 edition.
Introduction to Topology: Second Edition by Theodore W. Gamelin, Robert Everist Greene This text explains nontrivial applications of metric space topology to analysis. Covers metric space, point-set topology, and algebraic topology. Includes exercises, selected answers, and 51 illustrations. 1983 edition.
Algebraic Topology by C. R. F. Maunder Thorough, modern treatment, essentially from a homotopy theoretic viewpoint. Topics include homotopy and simplicial complexes, the fundamental group, homology theory, homotopy theory, homotopy groups and CW-Complexes, and other topics. Includes exercises. Bibliography. 1980 corrected edition.
Counterexamples in Topology by Lynn Arthur Steen, J. Arthur Seebach, Jr. Over 140 examples, preceded by a succinct exposition of general topology and basic terminology. Each example treated as a whole. Numerous problems and exercises correlated with examples. 1978 edition. Bibliography.
Concepts of Modern Mathematics by Ian Stewart In this charming volume, a noted English mathematician uses humor and anecdote to illuminate the concepts of groups, sets, subsets, topology, Boolean algebra, and other mathematical subjects. 200 illustrations.
Experiments in Topology by Stephen Barr Classic, lively explanation of one of the byways of mathematics. Klein bottles, Moebius strips, projective planes, map coloring, problem of the Koenigsberg bridges, much more, described with clarity and wit.
Elementary Concepts of Topology by Paul Alexandroff Concise work presents topological concepts in clear, elementary fashion, from basics of set-theoretic topology, through topological theorems and questions based on concept of the algebraic complex, to the concept of Betti groups. Includes 25 figures.
Highly regarded for its exceptional clarity, imaginative and instructive exercises, and fine writing style, this concise book offers an ideal introduction to the fundamentals of topology. It provides a simple, thorough survey of elementary topics, starting with set theory and advancing to metric and topological spaces, connectedness, and compactness. 1975 edition.
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