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24 August 2006

408 Pages | 189 figures

ISBN: 9780199202485

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A Geometric Approach

Terry Lawson

Oxford Graduate Texts in Mathematics

This introduction to topology emphasizes a geometric approach with a focus on surfaces. A primary feature is a large collection of exercises and projects, which fosters a teaching style making the student an active class participant. A wide range of material at different levels supports flexible use of the book for a variety of students. Part I is appropriate for a one semester or two quarter course, and Part II, which id problem based allows the book to be used for a year long course which supports a variety of syllabuses.