Combinatorial Topology (Vol 1, 2, 3) – Aleksandrov

In this post, we will see the three volume set of Combinatorial Topology by P. S. Aleksandrov.

Vol. 1: Introduction. Complexes. Coverings. Dimension.

Vol. 2: The Betti Groups

Vol. 3: Homological Manifolds. The Duality Theorems. Cohomology Groups of Compacta. Continuous Mappings of Polyhedra.

 

 

About the books

Volume 1 is a translation of the first third of P. S. Aleksandrov’s Kombinatornaya Topologiya. An appendix on the analytic geometry of Euclidean n-space is also included. The volume, complete in itself, deals with certain classical problems such as the Jordan curve theorem and the classification of closed surfaces without using the formal techniques of homology theory. The elementary but rigorous treatment of these problems, the introductory chapters on complexes and coverings and their applications to dimension theory, and the large number of examples and pictures should provide an excellent intuitive background for further study in combinatorial topology.
In Chapter I the references have been expanded to include a number of standard works in English. References to these and to the books and papers cited in Chapter I of the original are listed at the end of the chapter and correspond to the numbers enclosed in brackets in the body of the text. References in the remaining chapters are enclosed in brackets, capital letters referring to books and lower case letters to papers. These refer to the bibliography at the end of the book. The bibliography includes all papers mentioned in the original edition and a few which have been added by the translator. Volume 2 of this three volume set on Combinatorial Topology covers Betti Groups and Delta-Groups comprehensively. Third volume covers Homological manifolds, the duality theorems, cohomology groups of compacta, continuous mappings of polyhedra.

The books were translated from Russian by Horace Komm was first published in 1956 and third reprint by 1969.

Credits to original uploader.

You can get the Volume 1 here.

You can get the Volume 2 here.

You can get the Volume 3 here.

Follow us on The Internet Archive:Β https://archive.org/details/@mirtitles

Follow Us On Twitter: https://twitter.com/MirTitles

Write to us: mirtitles@gmail.com

Fork us at GitLab: https://gitlab.com/mirtitles/

Add new entries to the detailed book catalog here.

Contents

VOLUME 1

PART ONE
INTRODUCTION

Chapter I. SURVEY OF THE ELEMENTARY PROPERTIES OF TOPOLOGICAL SPACES 2
Chapter II. THE JORDAN THEOREM 39
Chapter III. SURFACES 66

PART TWO
COMPLEXES. COVERINGS. DIMESION

Chapter IV. COMPLEXES 116

Chapter V. SPERNER’S LEMMA AND ITS CORROLORIES 156

CHAPTER VI. INTRODUCTION TO DIMENSION THEORY 170

APPENDIX 1 202
BIBLIOGRAPHY 216
INDEX 218

VOLUME 2

PART THREE
THE BETTI GROUPS

CHAPTER VII. CHAINS. THE OPERATOR 𝝙 2

CHAPTER VIII. 𝝙-GROUPS OF COMPLEXES (LOWER BETTI OR HOMOLOGY GROUPS) 50

CHAPTER IX. THE OPERATOR 𝝙 AND THE GROUPS 𝝙^r. CANOICAL BASES. CALCULATIONS OF THE GROUPS 𝝙^r (𝕽,𝖀) and 𝝙^r (𝕽,𝖀) BY MEANS OF GROUPS 𝝙^r_0 (𝕽) 90

CHAPTER X. INVARIANCE OF THE BETTI GROUPS 125

CHAPTER XI. THE π›₯-GROUPS OF COMPACTA 158

CHAPTER XII. THE RELATIVE CYCLES AND THEIR APPLICATIONS 178

APPENDIX 2 210
LIST OF SYMBOLS 238
INDEX 241

VOLUME 3

PART FOUR
HOMOLOGICAL MANIFOLDS. THE DUALITY THEOREMS. COHOMOLOGY GROUPS OF COMPACTA

CHAPTER XIII. HOMOLOGICAL MANIFOLDS (h-MANIFOLDS) 4

CHAPTER XIV. COHOMOLOGY GROUPS OF COMPACTA AND THE ALEXANDER PONTRYAGIN DUALITY 41

XV. LINKING. THE LITTLE ALEXANDER DUALITY 73

PART FIVE
INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY OF CONTINUOUS MAPPINGS OF POLYHEDRA

XVI. THE BROUWER THEORY OF CONTINUOUS MAPPING IN R^n AND S^n 100

XVII. FIXED POINTS OF CONTINUOUS MAPPINGS OF POLYHEDRA 128

REFERENCES 146

INDEX 147

About The Mitr

I am The Mitr, The Friend
This entry was posted in books, mathematics, soviet and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Combinatorial Topology (Vol 1, 2, 3) – Aleksandrov

  1. Pingback: Combinatorial Topology (Vol 1, 2, 3) – Aleksandrov | Chet Aero Marine

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.