The topological classification of stratified spaces by Shmuel Weinberger

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Topological manifolds.,
  • Topological spaces.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-278) and index.

Book details

StatementShmuel Weinberger.
SeriesChicago lectures in mathematics series, Chicago lectures in mathematics.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA613.2 .W45 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 283 p. :
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1092725M
ISBN 100226885666, 0226885674
LC Control Number94017071

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A stratified space is a filtered space with manifolds as its strata. Connolly and Vajiac proved an end theorem for stratified spaces, generalizing earlier results of Siebenmann and Quinn.

Idea. A notion of stratified space is supposed to be a notion of topological space that is not necessarily a manifold, but which is filtered into “strata” that are. Examples include polyhedra, algebraic varieties, orbit spaces of many group actions on manifolds and mapping cylinders of maps between manifolds.

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13 Stratified Spaces. Definition A stratification of a topological space X is a filtraion is a de­ composition X = n i=0 Si where each of the Si are smooth manifolds (possibily empty) of dimension i and so that k−1 Sk \ Sk ⊂ Si. i=0 The closure Sk is called the stratum of dimension k. DIFFERENTIAL FORMS ON STRATIFIED SPACES 5 5 5F 65 65F 65ì65F Figure 1.

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Normed spaces, cal-culus in normed spaces. Topological spaces, products, quotients, homotopy, fundamental group, simple applications. Notion of a metric space. Examples: Euclidean spaces, function spaces.

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