**Lectures on Polyhedral Topology**

by John R. Stallings

**Publisher**: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research 1967**ISBN/ASIN**: B0006CDK2W**Number of pages**: 214

**Description**:

These notes contain: The elementary theory of finite polyhedra in real vector spaces; A theory of 'general position' (approximation of maps), based on 'non-degeneracy'. A theory of 'regular neighbourhoods' in arbitrary polyhedra; etc.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(1.1MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**The Hauptvermutung Book: A Collection of Papers on the Topology of Manifolds**

by

**A.A. Ranicki, et al,**-

**Springer**

The Hauptvermutung is the conjecture that any two triangulations of a polyhedron are combinatorially equivalent. This conjecture was formulated at the turn of the century, and until its resolution was a central problem of topology.

(

**6859**views)

**A Geometric Approach to Differential Forms**

by

**David Bachman**-

**arXiv**

This is a textbook on differential forms. The primary target audience is sophomore level undergraduates enrolled in a course in vector calculus. Later chapters will be of interest to advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students.

(

**11430**views)

**Combinatorial Knot Theory**

by

**Louis H. Kauffman**-

**University of Illinois at Chicago**

This book is an introduction to knot theory and to Witten's approach to knot theory via his functional integral. Contents: Topics in combinatorial knot theory; State Models and State Summations; Vassiliev Invariants and Witten's Functional Integral.

(

**7087**views)

**Unsolved Problems in Virtual Knot Theory and Combinatorial Knot Theory**

by

**R. Fenn, D.P. Ilyutko, L.H. Kauffman, V.O. Manturov**-

**arXiv**

The purpose of this paper is to give an introduction to virtual knot theory and to record a collection of research problems that the authors have found fascinating. The paper introduces the theory and discusses some problems in that context.

(

**3947**views)