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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
History of topology.
Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier Science B.V., 1999
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
I M James
|ISBN:||9780444823755 0444823751 9780080534077 0080534074|
|Description:||1 online resource (ix, 1056 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Abbreviated. Preface. The emergence of topological dimension theory (T. Crilly, D. Johnson). Development of the concept of homotopy (R. Vanden Eynde). Differential forms (V.J. Katz). Weyl and the topology of continuous Groups (T. Hawkins). Absolute neighbourhood retracts and shape theory (S. Mardesic). Geometric aspects in the development of knot theory (M. Epple). Singularities (A.H. Durfee). 3-Dimensional topology up to 1960 (C. McA. Gordon). Graph theory (R.J.Wilson). From combinatorial topology to algebraic topology (I. James). A history of cohomology theory (W.S. Massey). A history of spectral sequences: origins to 1953 (J. McCleary). A history of duality in algebraic topology (J.C. Becker, D.H. Gottlieb). A history of rational homotopy theory (K. Hess). Topologists at conferences (I.M. James). The Japanese school of topology (M. Mimura). Johann Benedikt listing (E. Breitenberger). Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer ( D. van Dalen). Jakob Nielsen and his contributions to topology (V.L. Hansen). Hans Freudenthal (W.T. van Est). Subject Index.|
|Responsibility:||edited by I.M. James.|
...This volume contains forty articles covering a wide range of topics including the interaction of topology with other branches of mathematics... The articles reflect a variety of viewpoints and