**An Elementary Illustrated Introduction to Simplicial Sets**

by Greg Friedman

**Publisher**: arXiv.org 2016**Number of pages**: 58

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This is an expository introduction to simplicial sets and simplicial homotopy theory with particular focus on relating the combinatorial aspects of the theory to their geometric/topological origins. It is intended to be accessible to students familiar with just the fundamentals of algebraic topology.

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