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Published: 12 December 2019

168 Pages | 40 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198832683

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Topology: A Very Short Introduction

Richard Earl

Very Short Introductions

  • Explores the mathematical field of topology, giving a sense of the visual elements of the field, as well as the formal definition of continuity
  • Discusses the important implications of topology, a major field of maths, for science more generally, especially physics
  • Considers some of the eye-opening examples that led mathematicians to recognize a need for studying topology
  • Pays homage to the historical people, problems, and surprises that propelled the growth of the field
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

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