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Surveys on Surgery Theory (AM-145), Volume 1 Papers Dedicated to C. T. C. Wall. (AM-145)

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ISBN-10: 1400865190

ISBN-13: 9781400865192

Edition: 2000

Authors: Sylvain Cappell, Andrew Ranicki, Jonathan Rosenberg

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Surgery theory, the basis for the classification theory of manifolds, is now about forty years old. There have been some extraordinary accomplishments in that time, which have led to enormously varied interactions with algebra, analysis, and geometry. Workers in many of these areas have often lamented the lack of a single source that surveys surgery theory and its applications. Indeed, no one person could write such a survey.The sixtieth birthday of C. T. C. Wall, one of the leaders of the founding generation of surgery theory, provided an opportunity to rectify the situation and produce a comprehensive book on the subject. Experts have written state-of-the-art reports that will be of broad…    
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Book details

List price: $234.50
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 9/8/2014
Pages: 448
Language: English

Jonathan Rosenberg is Assistant Professor of History at Hunter College of the City University of New York.