by O. Ya. Viro, O. A. Ivanov, N. Yu. Netsvetaev, V. M. Kharlamov
Publisher: American Mathematical Society 2008
Number of pages: 400
This textbook on elementary topology contains a detailed introduction to general topology and an introduction to algebraic topology via its most classical and elementary segment centered at the notions of fundamental group and covering space. With almost no prerequisites (except real numbers), the book can serve as a text for a course on general and beginning algebraic topology.
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by Peter Petersen - UCLA
These notes are a supplement to a first year graduate course in manifold theory. These are the topics covered: Manifolds (Smooth Manifolds, Projective Space, Matrix Spaces); Basic Tensor Analysis; Basic Cohomology Theory; Characteristic Classes.
by Jean-Pierre Schneiders - Universidade de Lisboa
This text deals with characteristic classes of real and complex vector bundles and Hirzebruch-Riemann-Roch formula. We will present a few basic but fundamental facts which should help the reader to gain a good idea of the mathematics involved.
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