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Author Gay, David
Title Explorations in topology : map coloring, surfaces, and knots / David Gay
Imprint London ; Waltham, MA : Elsevier, 2014
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Mathematics Library  QA611 .G39 2014    AVAILABLE    30340200536526
Edition 2nd ed
Descript xiii, 315 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Elsevier insights
Elsevier insights
Note Includes bibliographical references
1. Acme does maps and considers coloring them -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Scene 4 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 2. Tours -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Scene 4 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 3. Maps data -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Scene 4 -- Scene 5 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 4. Map data and map coloring -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 5. How to color a map with four colors -- Scene 1 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 6. Doughnuts -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Scene 4 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 7. The Möbius strip -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Scene 4 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References --
Contents note continued: 8. New worlds: Klein bottles and other surfaces -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 9. Surface sums and Euler numbers -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Scene 4 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 10. Classification of surfaces -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 11. Classification (Part II), existence and four-space -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Scene 4 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 12. Coloring maps on surfaces -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References-- 13. Knots -- Scene 1 -- Scene 2 -- Scene 3 -- Scene 4 -- Investigations, questions, puzzles, and more -- Notes -- References -- 14. Projects -- Project ideas -- I. Map coloring -- II. Surfaces -- III. Surfaces and maps -- IV. Three-space --
Contents note continued: V. Knots and links -- VI. Miscellaneous -- Resources -- Communicating project results -- Nitty-gritty on putting together an effective display -- Project evaluation -- The bottom line
Subject Topology
Knot theory
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