Algebraic Topology Homotopy and Homology

Author: Robert M. Switzer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783642619236
Release Date: 2017-12-01
Genre: Mathematics

From the reviews: "The author has attempted an ambitious and most commendable project. [...] The book contains much material that has not previously appeared in this format. The writing is clean and clear and the exposition is well motivated. [...] This book is, all in all, a very admirable work and a valuable addition to the literature." Mathematical Reviews

Lectures on Functor Homology

Author: Vincent Franjou
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 9783319213057
Release Date: 2015-12-08
Genre: Mathematics

This book features a series of lectures that explores three different fields in which functor homology (short for homological algebra in functor categories) has recently played a significant role. For each of these applications, the functor viewpoint provides both essential insights and new methods for tackling difficult mathematical problems. In the lectures by Aurélien Djament, polynomial functors appear as coefficients in the homology of infinite families of classical groups, e.g. general linear groups or symplectic groups, and their stabilization. Djament’s theorem states that this stable homology can be computed using only the homology with trivial coefficients and the manageable functor homology. The series includes an intriguing development of Scorichenko’s unpublished results. The lectures by Wilberd van der Kallen lead to the solution of the general cohomological finite generation problem, extending Hilbert’s fourteenth problem and its solution to the context of cohomology. The focus here is on the cohomology of algebraic groups, or rational cohomology, and the coefficients are Friedlander and Suslin’s strict polynomial functors, a conceptual form of modules over the Schur algebra. Roman Mikhailov’s lectures highlight topological invariants: homoto py and homology of topological spaces, through derived functors of polynomial functors. In this regard the functor framework makes better use of naturality, allowing it to reach calculations that remain beyond the grasp of classical algebraic topology. Lastly, Antoine Touzé’s introductory course on homological algebra makes the book accessible to graduate students new to the field. The links between functor homology and the three fields mentioned above offer compelling arguments for pushing the development of the functor viewpoint. The lectures in this book will provide readers with a feel for functors, and a valuable new perspective to apply to their favourite problems.

Lectures on Algebraic Topology

Author: Albrecht Dold
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642678219
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Mathematics

Springer is reissuing a selected few highly successful books in a new, inexpensive softcover edition to make them easily accessible to younger generations of students and researchers. Springer-Verlag began publishing books in higher mathematics in 1920. This is a reprint of the Second Edition.

Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing

Author: V.G. Ganzha
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783540451952
Release Date: 2006-11-30
Genre: Computers

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing, CASC 2006. The book presents 25 revised full papers together with 2 invited papers, covering various expanding applications of computer algebra to scientific computing, the computer algebra systems themselves, and the CA algorithms. Topics addressed are studies in Gröbner bases, polynomial algebra, homological algebra, quantifier elimination, celestial mechanics, and more.

Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing

Author: Viktor G. Ganzha
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642572012
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Computers

Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing, Samarkand, Octobe5r 5-9, 2000

An Invitation to Morse Theory

Author: Liviu I. Nicolaescu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387495095
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Mathematics

This book offers readers a taste of the "unreasonable effectiveness" of Morse theory. It covers many of the most important topics in Morse theory along with applications. The book details topics such as Morse-Smale flows, min-max theory, moment maps and equivariant cohomology, and complex Morse theory. In addition, many examples, problems, and illustrations further enhance the value of this useful introduction to Morse Theory.

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Author: Saunders Mac Lane
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540586628
Release Date: 1995-02-15
Genre: Mathematics

In presenting this treatment of homological algebra, it is a pleasure to acknowledge the help and encouragement which I have had from all sides. Homological algebra arose from many sources in algebra and topology. Decisive examples came from the study of group extensions and their factor sets, a subject I learned in joint work with OTTO SCHIL LING. A further development of homological ideas, with a view to their topological applications, came in my long collaboration with SAMUEL ElLENBERG; to both collaborators, especial thanks. For many years the Air Force Office of Scientific Research supported my research projects on various subjects now summarized here; it is a pleasure to acknowledge their lively understanding of basic science. Both REINHOLD BAER and JOSEF SCHMID read and commented on my entire manuscript; their advice has led to many improvements. ANDERS KOCK and JACQUES RIGUET have read the entire galley proof and caught many slips and obscurities. Among the others whose sug gestions have served me well, I note FRANK ADAMS, LOUIS AUSLANDER, WILFRED COCKCROFT, ALBRECHT DOLD, GEOFFREY HORROCKS, FRIED RICH KASCH, JOHANN LEICHT, ARUNAS LIULEVICIUS, JOHN MOORE, DIE TER PUPPE, JOSEPH YAO, and a number of my current students at the University of Chicago - not to m~ntion the auditors of my lectures at Chicago, Heidelberg, Bonn, Frankfurt, and Aarhus. My wife, DOROTHY, has cheerfully typed more versions of more chapters than she would like to count. Messrs.

Featured Reviews in Mathematical Reviews 1997 1999

Author: Donald G. Babbitt
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 0821896709
Release Date: 2000-05-05
Genre: Mathematics

This second volume of Featured Reviews makes available special detailed reviews of some of the most important mathematical articles and books published from 1997 through 1999. Also included are excellent reviews of several classic books and articles published prior to 1970. Among those reviews, for example, are the following: Homological Algebra by Henri Cartan and Samuel Eilenberg, reviewed by G. Hochschild; Faisceaux algebriques coherents by Jean-Pierre Serre, reviewed by C. Chevalley; and On the Theory of General Partial Differential Operators by Lars Hormander, reviewed by J. L. Lions. In particular, those seeking information on current developments outside their own area of expertise will find the volume very useful. By identifying some of the best publications, papers, and books that have had or are expected to have a significant impact in applied and pure mathematics, this volume will serve as a comprehensive guide to important new research across all fields covered by MR.

Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing

Author: Victor G. Ganzha
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: UOM:39015058762504
Release Date: 2005-09-30
Genre: Computers

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing, CASC 2005, held in Kalamata, Greece in September 2005. The 41 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 75 submissions. The topics addressed in the workshop cover all the basic areas of scientific computing as they benefit from the application of computer algebra methods and software: algebraic methods for nonlinear polynomial equations and inequalities, symbolic-numeric methods for differential and differential-algebraic equations, algorithmic and complexity considerations in computer algebra, algebraic methods in geometric modelling, aspects of computer algebra programming languages, automatic reasoning in algebra and geometry, complexity of algebraic problems, exact and approximate computation, parallel symbolic-numeric computation, Internet accessible symbolic and numeric computation, problem-solving environments, symbolic and numerical computation in systems engineering and modelling, computer algebra in industry, solving problems in the natural sciences, numerical simulation using computer algebra systems, mathematical communication.

Computational Topology

Author: Herbert Edelsbrunner
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 9780821849255
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Mathematics

Combining concepts from topology and algorithms, this book delivers what its title promises: an introduction to the field of computational topology. Starting with motivating problems in both mathematics and computer science and building up from classic topics in geometric and algebraic topology, the third part of the text advances to persistent homology. This point of view is critically important in turning a mostly theoretical field of mathematics into one that is relevant to a multitude of disciplines in the sciences and engineering. The main approach is the discovery of topology through algorithms. The book is ideal for teaching a graduate or advanced undergraduate course in computational topology, as it develops all the background of both the mathematical and algorithmic aspects of the subject from first principles. Thus the text could serve equally well in a course taught in a mathematics department or computer science department.

Stable Homotopy and Generalised Homology

Author: J. F. Adams
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226005240
Release Date: 1995-02-27
Genre: Mathematics

J. Frank Adams, the founder of stable homotopy theory, gave a lecture series at the University of Chicago in 1967, 1970, and 1971, the well-written notes of which are published in this classic in algebraic topology. The three series focused on Novikov's work on operations in complex cobordism, Quillen's work on formal groups and complex cobordism, and stable homotopy and generalized homology. Adams's exposition of the first two topics played a vital role in setting the stage for modern work on periodicity phenomena in stable homotopy theory. His exposition on the third topic occupies the bulk of the book and gives his definitive treatment of the Adams spectral sequence along with many detailed examples and calculations in KU-theory that help give a feel for the subject.

Calculus

Author: Abraham Ginzburg
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486432777
Release Date: 1963
Genre: Mathematics

This text helps students improve their understanding and problem-solving skills in analysis, analytic geometry, and higher algebra. Over 1,200 problems, with hints and complete solutions. Topics include sequences, functions of a single variable, limit of a function, differential calculus for functions of a single variable, the differential, indefinite and definite integrals, more. 1963 edition.