The Classification Theorem for Compact Surfaces
by Jean Gallier, Dianna Xu
Number of pages: 134
The topic of this book is the classification theorem for compact surfaces. We present the technical tools needed for proving rigorously the classification theorem, give a detailed proof using these tools, and also discuss the history of the theorem and its various "proofs".
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