By J Scott Carter

The purpose of this booklet is to provide as unique an outline as is feasible of 1 of the main attractive and complex examples in low-dimensional topology. this instance is a gateway to a brand new suggestion of upper dimensional algebra during which diagrams change algebraic expressions and relationships among diagrams characterize algebraic kin. The reader may possibly research the alterations within the illustrations in a leisurely type; or with scrutiny, the reader becomes popular and improve a facility for those diagrammatic computations. The textual content describes the fundamental topological rules via metaphors which are skilled in lifestyle: shadows, the human shape, the intersections among partitions, and the creases in a blouse or a couple of trousers. Mathematically proficient reader will enjoy the casual creation of principles. This quantity also will attract scientifically literate people who get pleasure from mathematical attractiveness.

Readership: Researchers in arithmetic.

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We also do not distinguish between a gasket or a cylinder; we call either an annulus. An annulus is September 7, 2011 10:37 World Scientific Book - 9in x 6in Dimensions Carter˙Red˙to˙Blue 15 the region that surrounds a (1-dimensional) circle in the plane. The circle can be represented by the equation x2 +y 2 = 1 in the plane, and an annulus is represented by the inequalities 21 ≤ x2 + y 2 ≤ 2. A model of the annulus can also be obtained by cutting a hole into a paper plate, or by removing the bottom of a paper cup.

To construct Boy’s surface at this point in the discussion would take us far afield. ) The boundary of the M¨obius band is a single circle that, under Boy’s construction, lies on a sphere in space and so bounds a disk on that sphere. The boundary of the double covering annulus consists of a pair of circles. These lie immediately above and below the sphere, and each bounds a disk — one in the region above the sphere and one in the region interior to the sphere. The circle boundary of the M¨obius band that lies on the sphere resembles, to some extent, one of the two leather pieces that forms the surface of a baseball.

1 An immersed sphere with its inner structure hidden points are indicated in the semi-transparent illustrations, and these sets with their color and transparencies given are almost enough to reconstruct the internal structure. Sometimes though, some critical levels on the fold set are difficult to quantify. Third, the immersed surface is considered to lie in front of the page, and a sequence of horizontal planes that lie perpendicular to the plane of the page slice the surface in a sequence of immersed circles.