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Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint

by John Willard Milnor

Part of the Princeton Landmarks in Mathematics and Physics Series

Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint Synopsis

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.

Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint Press Reviews

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society John Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Abel Prize from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Book Information

ISBN: 9780691048338
Publication date: 24th November 1997
Author: John Willard Milnor
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 80 pages
Categories: Geometry, Topology,

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