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An excursion in diagrammatic algebra : turning a sphere from red to blue

Author: J Scott Carter
Publisher: Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2012.
Series: K & E series on knots and everything, v. 48.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gives a description of one of the most beautiful and complicated examples in low-dimensional topology. This text describes the essential topological ideas through metaphors that are experienced in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Scott Carter
ISBN: 9789814374491 9814374490
OCLC Number: 754105036
Description: xvi, 275 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: A sphere --
Surfaces, folds, and cusps --
The inside and outside --
Dimensions --
Immersed surfaces --
Movies --
Movie moves --
Taxonomic summary --
How not to turn the sphere inside-out --
A physical metaphor --
Sarah's thesis --
The eversion --
The double point and fold surfaces.
Series Title: K & E series on knots and everything, v. 48.
Responsibility: J. Scott Carter.
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