Group theory and three-dimensional manifolds

by John R. Stallings

Publisher: Yale University Press in New Haven

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  • Three-manifolds (Topology),
  • Group theory

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 63-64.

Statementby John Stallings.
SeriesJames K. Whittemore lectures in mathematics given at Yale University, Yale mathematical monographs ;, 4
LC ClassificationsQA613 .S7
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 65 p.
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5705038M
ISBN 100300013973
LC Control Number70151590

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