Surveys on Surgery Theory
Papers Dedicated to C.T.C. Wall Volume 2
Normal Price: $197.00
Your Price: $177.30 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $19.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.86 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Surveys on Surgery Theory by Sylvain Cappell
Book DescriptionSurgery theory, the basis for the classification theory of manifolds, is now about forty years old. The sixtieth birthday (on December 14, 1996) of C.T.C. Wall, a leading member of the subject's founding generation, led the editors of this volume to reflect on the extraordinary accomplishments of surgery theory as well as its current enormously varied interactions with algebra, analysis, and geometry. Workers in many of these areas have often lamented the lack of a single source surveying surgery theory and its applications. Because no one person could write such a survey, the editors asked a variety of experts to report on the areas of current interest. This is the second of two volumes resulting from that collective effort. It will be useful to topologists, to other interested researchers, and to advanced students. The topics covered include current applications of surgery, Wall's finiteness obstruction, algebraic surgery, automorphisms and embeddings of manifolds, surgery theoretic methods for the study of group actions and stratified spaces, metrics of positive scalar curvature, and surgery in dimension four. In addition to the editors, the contributors are S. Ferry, M. Weiss, B. Williams, T. Goodwillie, J. Klein, S. Weinberger, B. Hughes, S. Stolz, R. Kirby, L. Taylor, and F. Quinn.
Buy Surveys on Surgery Theory book by Sylvain Cappell from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780691088150
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sylvain Cappell
Surveys on Surgery Theory, Paperback (December 1999)» View all books by Sylvain Cappell
Surgery theory is the basis for the classification theory of manifolds. There have been extraordinary accomplishments in that time, which have led to varied interactions with algebra, analysis, and geometry. This work is of interest to those interested in topology, not only graduate students and mathematicians, but also mathematical physicists.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Surveys on Surgery Theory book by Sylvain Cappell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Sylvain Cappell
Sylvain Cappell is Professor of Mathematics at New York University and has received Sloan Foundation and Guggenheim awards. Andrew Ranicki is Professor of Algebraic Surgery at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of several books, including Exact Sequences in the Algebraic Theory of Surgery (Princeton). Jonathan Rosenberg is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Maryland and has authored books on K-theory, topology. Lie group representations, and mathematical software.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.