Differential Forms in Algebraic Topology

Front Cover
Springer, May 24, 1982 - Mathematics
6 Reviews
Developed from a first-year graduate course in algebraic topology, this text is an informal introduction to some of the main ideas of contemporary homotopy and cohomology theory. The materials are structured around four core areas: de Rham theory, the Cech-de Rham complex, spectral sequences, and characteristic classes. By using the de Rham theory of differential forms as a prototype of cohomology, the machineries of algebraic topology are made easier to assimilate. With its stress on concreteness, motivation, and readability, this book is equally suitable for self-study and as a one-semester course in topology.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Review: Differential Forms in Algebraic Topology

User Review  - Steve Dalton - Goodreads

Superb. The material is presented in the clearest and cleanest way possible, with certain examples brought up again and again to drive home important points. And the treatment of spectral sequences is ... Read full review

Review: Differential Forms in Algebraic Topology

User Review  - ᓴᕊ ᐸᑫᑎᐣ - Goodreads

Kevin Spacey is Keyser Soze Read full review

References to this book

Loop Groups
Andrew Pressley,Graeme Segal
No preview available - 1988
All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information