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Algebraic and Geometric Surgery

Algebraic and Geometric Surgery

Andrew Ranicki

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509240
eISBN:
9780191708725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book is an introduction to surgery theory, the standard algebraic topology classification method for manifolds of dimension greater than 4. It is aimed at those who have already been on a basic ... More

Differential GeometryBundles, Connections, Metrics and Curvature

Differential Geometry: Bundles, Connections, Metrics and Curvature

Clifford Henry Taubes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199605880
eISBN:
9780191774911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605880.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology, Mathematical Physics

Bundles, connections, metrics, and curvature are the ‘lingua franca’ of modern differential geometry and theoretical physics. Many of the tools used in differential topology are introduced and the ... More

Flips for 3-folds and 4-folds

Flips for 3-folds and 4-folds

Alessio Corti (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570615
eISBN:
9780191717703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570615.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

The minimal model program in algebraic geometry is a conjectural sequence of algebraic surgery operations that simplifies any algebraic variety to a point where it can be decomposed into pieces with ... More

Fourier-Mukai Transforms in Algebraic Geometry

Fourier-Mukai Transforms in Algebraic Geometry

Daniel Huybrechts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296866
eISBN:
9780191711329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296866.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book provides a systematic exposition of the theory of Fourier-Mukai transforms from an algebro-geometric point of view. Assuming a basic knowledge of algebraic geometry, the key aspect of this ... More

Introduction to Symplectic Topology

Introduction to Symplectic Topology

Dusa McDuff and Dietmar Salamon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198794899
eISBN:
9780191836411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794899.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Geometry / Topology

Over the past number of years powerful new methods in analysis and topology have led to the development of the modern global theory of symplectic topology, including several striking and important ... More

Lectures on Geometry

Lectures on Geometry

Edward Witten, Martin Bridson, Helmut Hofer, Marc Lackenby, and Rahul Pandharipande

N M J Woodhouse (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198784913
eISBN:
9780191827150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784913.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This volume contains a collection of papers based on lectures delivered by distinguished mathematicians at Clay Mathematics Institute events over the past few years. Although not explicitly linked, ... More

4-Manifolds

4-Manifolds

Selman Akbulut

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784869
eISBN:
9780191827136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784869.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book present the topology of smooth 4-manifolds in an intuitive self-contained way. The handlebody theory, and the seiberg-witten theory of 4-manifolds are presented. Also stein and symplectic ... More

The Many Facets of GeometryA Tribute to Nigel Hitchin

The Many Facets of Geometry: A Tribute to Nigel Hitchin

Oscar Garcia-Prada, Jean Pierre Bourguignon, and Simon Salamon (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199534920
eISBN:
9780191716010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534920.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Few people have proved more influential in the field of differential and algebraic geometry, and in showing how this links with mathematical physics, than Nigel Hitchin. Oxford University's Savilian ... More

New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry

New Perspectives in Stochastic Geometry

Wilfrid S. Kendall and Ilya Molchanov (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232574
eISBN:
9780191716393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232574.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Stochastic geometry is a subject with roots stretching back at least 300 years, but one which has only been formed as an academic area in the last 50 years. It covers the study of random patterns, ... More

On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

Hans Ringström

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680290
eISBN:
9780191760235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680290.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Geometry / Topology

The subject of the book is the topology and future stability of models of the universe. In standard cosmology, the universe is assumed to be spatially homogeneous and isotropic. However, it is of ... More

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