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Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint by John Willard Milnor
  

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Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint by John Willard Milnor

This elegant book by distinguished mathematician John Milnor, provides a clear and succinct introduction to one of the most important subjects in modern mathematics. Beginning with basic concepts such as diffeomorphisms and smooth manifolds, he goes on to examine tangent spaces, oriented manifolds, and vector fields. Key concepts such as homotopy, the index number of a map, and the Pontryagin construction are discussed. The author presents proofs of Sard's theorem and the Hopf theorem.

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Publication date

24th November 1997

Author

John Willard Milnor

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Publisher

Princeton University Press

Format

Paperback
80 pages

Categories

Geometry
Topology

ISBN

9780691048338

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