Item description for Strong Shape and Homology (Springer Monographs in Mathematics) by Sibe Mardesic...
Shape theory is an extension of homotopy theory from the realm of CW-complexes to arbitrary spaces. Besides applications in topology, it has interesting applications in various other areas of mathematics, especially in dynamical systems and C*-algebras. Strong shape is a refinement of ordinary shape with distinct advantages over the latter. Strong homology generalizes Steenrod homology and is an invariant of strong shape. The book gives a detailed account based on approximation of spaces by polyhedra (ANR's) using the technique of inverse systems. It is intended for researchers and graduate students. Special care is devoted to motivation and bibliographic notes.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.4" Height: 1.3" Weight: 1.9 lbs.
Release Date Jan 7, 2000
ISBN 3540661980 ISBN13 9783540661986
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