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By Warren Dicks

This is often a complicated textual content and examine monograph on teams performing on low-dimensional toplogical areas, and for the main half the perspective is algebraic. a lot of the booklet happens on the one-dimensional point, the place the topology turns into graph thought. right here the therapy contains numerous of the traditional effects on teams performing on bushes, in addition to many unique effects on ends of teams and Boolean jewelry of graphs. Two-dimensional themes contain the characterization of Poincare duality teams and accessibility of just about finitely awarded teams. the most three-d issues are the equivariant loop and sphere theorems. the necessities develop because the e-book progresses up the size. A familiarity with team thought is enough historical past for no less than the 1st 3rd of the e-book, whereas the later chapters sometimes nation with out facts after which practice a number of evidence as a rule present in one-year classes on homological algebra and algebraic topology.

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