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Algebraic L-theory and Topological Manifolds

Algebraic L-theory and Topological Manifolds
by A. A. Ranicki

Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2011
ISBN/ASIN: 0521055210
Number of pages: 365

Description:
Assuming no previous acquaintance with surgery theory and justifying all the algebraic concepts used by their relevance to topology, Dr Ranicki explains the applications of quadratic forms to the classification of topological manifolds, in a unified algebraic framework.

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