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Surgical Methods in Rigidity

Surgical Methods in Rigidity
by F.T. Farrell

Publisher: Springer 1996
ISBN/ASIN: 3540589775
ISBN-13: 9783540589778
Number of pages: 108

This book is an introduction to the topological rigidity theorem for compact non-positively curved Riemannian manifolds. It contains a quick informal account of the background material from surgery theory and controlled topology prerequesite to this result. It is intended for researchers and advanced graduate students in both differential geometry and topology.

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