Lectures on coarse geometry

by John Roe

Publisher: American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Metric spaces,
  • Algebraic topology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-175)

Other titlesCoarse geometry
StatementJohn Roe
SeriesUniversity lecture series -- v. 31, University lecture series (Providence, R.I.) -- 31
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA611.28 .R64 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15439996M
ISBN 100821833324
LC Control Number2003052385

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In the mathematical fields of geometry and topology, a coarse structure on a set X is a collection of subsets of the cartesian product X × X with certain properties which allow the large-scale structure of metric spaces and topological spaces to be defined.

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