## Stahl, Saul

# Introduction to Topology and Geometry

**An easily accessible introduction to over three ****centuries of innovations in geometry**

Praise for the First Edition

“. . . a welcome alternative to compartmentalized treatments bound to the old thinking. This clearly written, well-illustrated book supplies sufficient background to be self-contained.” —CHOICE

This fully revised new edition offers the most comprehensive coverage of modern geometry currently available at an introductory level. The book strikes a welcome balance between academic rigor and accessibility, providing a complete and cohesive picture of the science with an unparalleled range of topics.

Illustrating modern mathematical topics, *Introduction to Topology and Geometry, Second Edition *discusses introductory topology, algebraic topology, knot theory, the geometry of surfaces, Riemann geometries, fundamental groups, and differential geometry, which opens the doors to a wealth of applications. With its logical, yet flexible, organization, the *Second Edition:*

• Explores historical notes interspersed throughout the exposition to provide readers with a feel for how the mathematical disciplines and theorems came into being

• Provides exercises ranging from routine to challenging, allowing readers at varying levels of study to master the concepts and methods

• Bridges seemingly disparate topics by creating thoughtful and logical connections

• Contains coverage on the elements of polytope theory, which acquaints readers with an exposition of modern theory

*Introduction to Topology and Geometry, Second Edition *is an excellent introductory text for topology and geometry courses at the upper-undergraduate level. In addition, the book serves as an ideal reference for professionals interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the topic.

**Keywords:** Geometry & Topology, geometry, topology, analytic projective geometry, science, mathematics, algebra, knot theory, Riemann geometries, fundamental groups, differential geometry, poles, polars, conics, homofocal, bitangent

- Author(s)
- Stahl, Saul
- Stenson, Catherine
- Publisher
- John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
- Publication year
- 2013
- Language
- en
- Edition
- 2
- Series
- Pure and Applied Mathematics: A Wiley Series of Texts, Monographs and Tracts
- Page amount
- 536 pages
- Category
- Technology, Energy, Traffic
- Format
- Ebook
- eISBN (ePUB)
- 9781118546147
- Printed ISBN
- 9781118108109