Poincaré and Analysis Situs, the beginning of algebraic topology

Titre :

Poincaré and Analysis Situs, the beginning of algebraic topology

Sujet :

Géométrie

Description :

In 1895 Henri Poincare published his topological work ‘Analysis Situs’. A new subdiscipline in mathematics was born. Analysis Situs was an inspiration to new fields like algebraic topology,||Morse theory and cobordism. With use of today’s knowledge and notation, Dirk Siersma views back to this historical work of Poincare.

Créateur :

Siersma, Dirk

Source :

Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/13 (2012) 196-200

Date :

2012-09

Droits :

Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde

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application/pdf

Langue :

en

Type :

Article de revue ; Texte

Description

In 1895 Henri Poincare published his topological work ‘Analysis Situs’. A new subdiscipline in mathematics was born. Analysis Situs was an inspiration to new fields like algebraic topology,||Morse theory and cobordism. With use of today’s knowledge and notation, Dirk Siersma views back to this historical work of Poincare.

Auteur

Siersma, Dirk

Date

2012-09

Source

Nieuw Archief voor Wiskunde 5/13 (2012) 196-200

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