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Description - 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691048338
ISBN-10: 0691048339
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 24-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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