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4-Manifolds (Oxford Graduate Texts in Mathematics) by Selman Akbulut PDF

By Selman Akbulut

This ebook provides the topology of gentle 4-manifolds in an intuitive self-contained manner, constructed over a few years by way of Professor Akbulut. The textual content is geared toward graduate scholars and makes a speciality of the instructing and studying of the topic, giving a right away method of buildings and theorems that are supplemented by way of workouts to aid the reader paintings throughout the information no longer lined within the proofs.

The booklet features a hundred color illustrations to illustrate the guidelines instead of delivering long-winded and in all likelihood doubtful motives. Key effects were chosen that relate to the cloth mentioned and the writer has supplied examples of ways to examine them with the ideas built in prior chapters.

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