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Three-dimensional geometry & topology

William P. Thurston

Three-dimensional geometry & topology

by William P. Thurston

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Published by Geometry Center, University of Minnesota in [s.l] .
Written in English


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At head of cover: Geometry Center, University of Minnesota.

StatementWilliam P. Thurston.
ContributionsUniversity of Minnesota. Geometry Center.
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Open LibraryOL20903546M

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Hyperbolic geometry is the star. A strong effort has been made to convey not just denatured formal reasoning (definitions, theorems, and proofs), but a living feeling for the subject/5. This book was the origin of a grand scheme developed by Thurston that is now coming to fruition.

In the s and s the mathematics of two-dimensional spaces was formalized. It was Thurston’s goal to do the same for three-dimensional spaces. To do this, he had to establish the strong connection of geometry to topology — the study of.

This book develops some of the extraordinary richness, beauty, and power of geometry in two and three dimensions, and the strong connection of geometry with topology. Hyperbolic geometry is the star. A strong effort has been made to convey not just denatured formal reasoning (definitions, theorems, and proofs), but a living feeling for the subject.5/5(1).

This book develops some of the extraordinary richness, beauty, and power of geometry in two and three dimensions, and the strong connection of geometry with topology.

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Later chapters have not yet appeared in book form. Please help improve this document by sending to Silvio Levy at [email protected] any useful information such as. On the geometry and dynamics of diffeomorphisms of surfaces. Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 19 (), 3-Manifolds. For 3-manifold theory there are several books: • W Thurston.

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To do this, he had to establish the strong connection of geometry to topology—the study of Price: $ Introduction Definition. A topological space X is a 3-manifold if it is a second-countable Hausdorff space and if every point in X has a neighbourhood that is homeomorphic to Euclidean 3-space.

Mathematical theory of 3-manifolds. The topological, piecewise-linear, and smooth categories are all equivalent in three dimensions, so little distinction is made in whether we are dealing with say.

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