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By Andrew Ranicki

This publication is an creation to surgical procedure thought: the normal class procedure for high-dimensional manifolds. it really is aimed toward graduate scholars who've already had a easy topology path, and may now prefer to comprehend the topology of high-dimensional manifolds. this article comprises entry-level money owed of a number of the must haves of either algebra and topology, together with simple homotopy and homology, Poincare duality, bundles, cobordism, embeddings, immersions,
Whitehead torsion, Poincare complexes, round fibrations and quadratic kinds and formations. whereas focusing on the elemental mechanics of surgical procedure, this e-book contains many labored examples, important drawings for representation of the algebra and references for additional reading.

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