Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics

Dynamic Topology

Authors: Whyburn, G., Duda, E.

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It is a privilege for me to write a foreword for this unusual book. The book is not primarily a reference work although many of the ideas and proofs are explained more clearly here than in any other source that I know. Nor is this a text of the customary sort. It is rather a record of a particular course and Gordon Whyburn's special method of teaching it. Perhaps the easiest way to describe the course and the method is to relate my own personal experience with a forerunner of this same course in the academic year 1937-1938. At that time, the course was offered every other year with a following course in algebraic topology on alternate years. There were five of us enrolled, and on the average we knew less mathematics than is now routinely given in a junior course in analysis. Whyburn's purpose, as we learned, was to prepare us in minimal time for research in the areas in which he was interĀ­ ested. His method was remarkable.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dynamic Topology
Authors
Series Title
Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics
Copyright
1979
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4684-6262-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4684-6262-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4684-6264-7
Series ISSN
0172-6056
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 154
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