# Collected Papers of John Milnor, Volume II: The Fundamental Group

###### John Milnor
Publisher:
American Mathematical Society
Publication Date:
2009
Number of Pages:
304
Format:
Hardcover
Price:
65.00
ISBN:
9780821848753
Category:
Collection
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Part 1: Knot theory

• Introduction to Knot theory
• Most knots are wild
• (with R. H. Fox), Singularities of 2-spheres in 4-space and cobordism of knots
• Infinite cyclic coverings

Part 2: Free actions on spheres

• Introduction to: free actions
• Groups which act on $S^n$ without fixed points
• (with M. W. Hirsch), Some curious involutions of spheres
• Some free actions of cyclic groups on spheres

Part 3: Torsion

• Introduction to torsion
• Two complexes which are homeomorphic but combinatorially distinct
• A duality theorem for Reidemeister torsion
• On the 3-dimensional Brieskorn manifolds $M(p,q, r)$