AuthorWeeks, Jeffrey R., 1956-
TitleThe shape of space [electronic resource] / Jeffrey R. Weeks
Imprint New York : Marcel Dekker, c2002
Edition 2nd ed
Connect tohttp://marc.crcnetbase.com/isbn/9780203912669
Descript xii, 382 p. : ill

CONTENT

Machine generated contents note: Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Acknowledgments --PART I Surfaces and Three-Manifolds -- 1. Flatland -- 2. Gluing -- 3. Vocabulary -- 4. Orientability -- 5. Connected Sums -- 6. Products -- 7. Flat Manifolds -- 8. Orientability vs. Two-Sidedness --PART II Geometries on Surfaces -- 9. The Sphere -- 10. The Hyperbolic Plane -- 11. Geometries on Surfaces -- 12. The Gauss-Bonnet Formula and the Euler Number --PART III Geometries on Three-Manifolds -- 13. Four-Dimensional Space -- 14. The Hypersphere -- 15. Hyperbolic Space -- 16. Geometries on Three-Manifolds I -- 17. Bundles -- 18. Geometries on Three-Manifolds II --PART IV The Universe -- 19. The Universe -- 20. The History of Space -- 21. Cosmic Crystallography -- 22. Circles in the Sky --Appendix A Answers -- Appendix B Bibliography -- Appendix C Conway's ZIP Proof


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