Item description for Surfaces in 4-Space by Scott Carter, Seiichi Kamada & Masahico Saito...
Surfaces in 4-Space, written by leading specialists in the field, discusses knotted surfaces in 4-dimensional space and surveys many of the known results in the area. Results on knotted surface diagrams, constructions of knotted surfaces, classically defined invariants, and new invariants defined via quandle homology theory are presented. The last chapter comprises many recent results, and techniques for computation are presented. New tables of quandles with a few elements and the homology groups thereof are included.
This book contains many new illustrations of knotted surface diagrams. The reader of the book will become intimately aware of the subtleties in going from the classical case of knotted circles in 3-space to this higher dimensional case.
As a survey, the book is a guide book to the extensive literature on knotted surfaces and will become a useful reference for graduate students and researchers in mathematics and physics.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date May 27, 2004
ISBN 3540210407 ISBN13 9783540210405
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More About Scott Carter, Seiichi Kamada & Masahico Saito
Scott Carter is an author and screenwriter. His first short film debuted at the Exploding Cinema Film Festival in Los Angeles. Since then his films have played in festivals across North America and his script "The Unspoken Promise" was written for Bravo! Television. His first novel was the critically acclaimed "Blind Luck". Carter is a Toronto native who still lives in the city.