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Knots and Links

Dale Rolfsen
Publisher: 
American Mathematical Society
Publication Date: 
2003
Number of Pages: 
439
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
AMS/Chelsea
Price: 
55.00
ISBN: 
0-8218-3436-3
Category: 
Textbook
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  • Introduction
  • Codimension one and other matters
  • The fundamental group
  • Three-dimensional PL geometry
  • Seifert surfaces
  • Finite cyclic coverings and the torsion invariants
  • Infinite cyclic coverings and the Alexander invariant
  • Matrix invariants
  • 3-manifolds and surgery on links
  • Foliations, branched covers, fibrations and so on
  • A higher-dimensional sampler
  • Covering spaces and some algebra in a nutshell
  • Dehn's lemma and the loop theorem
  • Table of knots and links
  • References
  • Index

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