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Algebraic topology from geometric viewpoint

@article{Skopenkov2008AlgebraicTF,
  title={Algebraic topology from geometric viewpoint},
  author={Arkadiy Skopenkov},
  journal={arXiv: Geometric Topology},
  year={2008}
}
  • A. Skopenkov
  • Published 10 August 2008
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: Geometric Topology
This book is expository and is in Russian. It is shown how in the course of solution of interesting geometric problems (close to applications) naturally appear main notions of algebraic topology (homology groups, obstructions and invariants, characteristic classes). Thus main ideas of algebraic topology are presented with minimal technicalities. Familiarity of a reader with basic notions of topology (such as 2-dimensional manifolds and vector fields) is desirable, although definitions are given… 
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