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Foundations of combinatorial topology

L. S. Pontryagin

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Published
**1952**
by Graylock Press in Rochester, N.Y
.

Written in English

- Combinatorial topology.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by L.S.Pontryagin ; (Translated from the 1st (1947) Russian ed. by F. Bagemihl, H. Komm and W. Seidel). |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA611 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 99p. ; |

Number of Pages | 99 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18346770M |

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Proofs are presented in a complete, careful, and elegant addition to its value as a one-semester text for graduate-level courses, this volume can also be used as a reference in preparing for seminars or examinations and as a source of basic information on combinatorial topology. Hailed by The Mathematical Gazette as "an extremely valuable addition to the literature of algebraic topology," this concise but rigorous introductory treatment focuses on applications to dimension theory and fixed-point theorems.

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