By Loring W. Tu
In this streamlined advent to the topic, the idea of manifolds is gifted with the purpose of aiding the reader in achieving a fast mastery of the fundamental issues. by way of the tip of the booklet the reader can be in a position to compute, at the very least for easy areas, some of the most simple topological invariants of a manifold, its de Rham cohomology. alongside the best way, the reader acquires the data and talents beneficial for additional research of geometry and topology. The considered necessary point-set topology is incorporated in an appendix of twenty pages; different appendices evaluate proof from genuine research and linear algebra. tricks and recommendations are supplied to a few of the routines and problems.
This paintings can be used because the textual content for a one-semester graduate or complicated undergraduate path, in addition to by means of scholars engaged in self-study. Requiring in simple terms minimum undergraduate necessities, 'Introduction to Manifolds' can also be a very good starting place for Springer's GTM eighty two, 'Differential types in Algebraic Topology'.
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