A Topology Primer
by Klaus Wirthmüller
Publisher: Technische Universität Kaiserslautern 2002
Number of pages: 197
The purpose of this text is to make familiar with the basics of topology, to give a concise introduction to homotopy, and to make students familiar with homology. Readers are expected to have successfully completed their first year courses in analysis and linear algebra.
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