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By Allan J. Sieradski

The therapy of the topic of this article isn't really encyclopedic, nor used to be it designed to be compatible as a reference handbook for specialists. really, it introduces the themes slowly of their old demeanour, in order that scholars aren't beaten by means of the last word achievements of a number of generations of mathematicians. cautious readers will see how topologists have steadily sophisticated and prolonged the paintings in their predecessors and the way so much sturdy principles achieve past what their originators anticipated. To motivate the advance of topological instinct, the textual content is abundantly illustrated. Examples, too a variety of to be thoroughly lined in semesters of lectures, make this article appropriate for self sustaining research and make allowance teachers the liberty to choose what they are going to emphasize. the 1st 8 chapters are appropriate for a one-semester direction regularly topology. the total textual content is appropriate for a year-long undergraduate or graduate point curse, and offers a robust starting place for a next algebraic topology direction dedicated to the better homotopy teams, homology, and cohomology.

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By using the definition of removal operations, we are able to project the generators of the simplified object on the initial one (by using a similar technique as in [14,9]). We have made a second type of experiments in order to compare our approach with other existing methods. To our knowledge there is no other general method which compute homology generator of cellular objects. Thus we compare our solution with Chomp and RedHom [1,2] which compute homology generators of cubical complexes. We chose these two methods since the two softwares are publicly available.

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