Lectures on Three-manifold Topology (CBMS Regional Conference Series in Mathematics No. 43)

Lectures on Three-manifold Topology (CBMS Regional Conference Series in Mathematics No. 43)

By: William H. Jaco (author)Paperback

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This manuscript is a detailed presentation of the ten lectures given by the author at the NSF Regional Conference on Three-Manifold Topology, held October 1977, at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The purpose of the conference was to present the current state of affairs in three-manifold topology and to integrate the classical results with the many recent advances and new directions.

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Contents

Loop theorem-sphere theorem: The Tower Construction Connected sums 2-manifolds embedded in 3-manifolds Hierarchies Three-manifold groups Seifert fibered manifolds Peripheral structure Essential homotopies (the annulus-torus theorems) Characteristic Seifert pairs Deforming homotopy equivalences Bibliography Index.

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  • publication date: 15/12/1980
  • ISBN13: 9780821816936
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 251
  • ID: 9780821816936
  • weight: 482
  • ISBN10: 0821816934

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