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By Dennis Barden

This precious booklet, in accordance with the numerous years of educating adventure of either authors, introduces the reader to the fundamental principles in differential topology. one of the subject matters lined are delicate manifolds and maps, the constitution of the tangent package and its affiliates, the calculation of actual cohomology teams utilizing differential types (de Rham theory), and functions reminiscent of the Poincaré-Hopf theorem concerning the Euler variety of a manifold and the index of a vector box. each one bankruptcy includes routines of various trouble for which strategies are supplied. targeted good points contain examples drawn from geometric manifolds in measurement three and Brieskorn forms in dimensions five and seven, in addition to certain calculations for the cohomology teams of spheres and tori.

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