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Topology for Computing

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ISBN-10: 0521836662

ISBN-13: 9780521836661

Edition: 2004

Authors: Afra J. Zomorodian, P. G. Ciarlet, A. Iserles, R. V. Kohn, M. H. Wright

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The emerging field of computational topology utilizes theory from topology and the power of computing to solve problems in diverse fields. Recent applications include computer graphics, computer-aided design (CAD), and structural biology, all of which involve understanding the intrinsic shape of some real or abstract space. A primary goal of this book is to present basic concepts from topology and Morse theory to enable a non-specialist to grasp and participate in current research in computational topology. The author gives a self-contained presentation of the mathematical concepts from a computer scientist's point of view, combining point set topology, algebraic topology, group theory,…    
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Book details

List price: $106.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/10/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 258
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Afra J. Zomorodian is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College. He is a former Post-Doctoral Fellow in Bio-X and the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University and has been a researcher at the Max-Planck-Institut f�r Informatik in Saarbr�cken, Germany. Using the material contained in this book, he has organized classes on computational topology at Stanford University, the MPI, and Dartmouth College.

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