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**Graduate Studies in Mathematics 020** - Author:
**Andras I. Stipsicz Robert E. Gompf** - Year:
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The past two decades have brought explosive growth in 4-manifold theory. Many books are currently appearing that approach the topic from viewpoints such as gauge theory or algebraic geometry. This volume, however, offers an exposition from a topological p...

This book is an introduction to the remarkable work of Vaughan Jones and Victor Vassiliev on knot and link invariants and its recent modifications and generalizations, including a mathematical treatment of Jones-Witten invariants. It emphasizes th...

This book is an introduction to the remarkable work of Vaughan Jones and Victor Vassiliev on knot and link invariants and its recent modifications and generalizations, including a mathematical treatment of Jones-Witten invariants. It emphasizes th...

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Surgery is the most effective way of constructing manifolds. This isespecially true in dimensions 3 and 4, where Kirby calculus provides amethod for manipulating surgery diagrams. The groundbreaking resultsof Donaldson (on Lefschetz fibrations) and Giroux...

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