by Curtis T. McMullen
Publisher: Harvard University 2013
Number of pages: 90
Contents: Introduction; Background in set theory; Topology; Connected spaces; Compact spaces; Metric spaces; Normal spaces; Algebraic topology and homotopy theory; Categories and paths; Path lifting and covering spaces; Global topology: applications; Quotients, gluing and simplicial complexes; Galois theory of covering spaces; Free groups and graphs; Group presentations, amalgamation and gluing.
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