Topology Illustrated (Hardcover)
(This book cannot be returned.)
This book initially follows a two-semester first course in topology with emphasis on algebraic topology. It furthermore takes the reader to more advanced parts of algebraic topology as well as some applications: the shape of the universe, configuration spaces, digital image analysis, data analysis, social choice, exchange economy. An overview of discrete calculus is also included. The book contains over 1000 color illustrations and over 1000 exercises. The spreadsheets for the simulations and other supplementary material are found at the author's website.