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The topological classification of stratified spaces

Author: Shmuel Weinberger
Publisher: Chicago and London : The University of Chicago Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text provides topologists with a new way of looking at the classification theory of singular spaces. Divided into three parts, the book begins with an overview of high-dimensional manifold  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shmuel Weinberger
ISBN: 0226885666 9780226885667
OCLC Number: 876044506
Description: XIII, 283 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction Part I: Manifold theory 1. Algebraic K-theory and topology 2. Surgery theory 3. Spacification and functoriality 4. Applications Part II: General theory 5. Definitions and examples 6. Classification of stratified spaces 7. Transverse stratified classification 8. PT category 9. Controlled topology 10. Proof of main theorems in topology Part III: Applications and illustrations 11. Manifolds and embedding theory revisited 12. Supernormal spaces and varieties 13. Group actions 14. Rigidity conjectures Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Shmuel Weinberger.


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