A Mathematical Gift III: The Interplay Between Topology, by Kenji Ueno, Koji Shiga, Shigeyuki Morita

By Kenji Ueno, Koji Shiga, Shigeyuki Morita

This ebook will convey the wonder and enjoyable of arithmetic to the school room. It deals severe arithmetic in a full of life, reader-friendly type. integrated are workouts and lots of figures illustrating the most ideas.
The first bankruptcy offers the geometry and topology of surfaces. between different themes, the authors speak about the Poincaré-Hopf theorem on serious issues of vector fields on surfaces and the Gauss-Bonnet theorem at the relation among curvature and topology (the Euler characteristic). the second one bankruptcy addresses a number of points of the concept that of measurement, together with the Peano curve and the Poincaré technique. additionally addressed is the constitution of 3-dimensional manifolds. specifically, it's proved that the three-d sphere is the union of 2 doughnuts.
This is the 1st of 3 volumes originating from a chain of lectures given via the authors at Kyoto college (Japan).

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The orthogonal transformations of 4-space that E. Jahnke had found in Caspary 1883, and reconsidered, look in quaternion form as x-^ax. Jahnke mistook them for rotations. Since conjugation interchanges left and right multiplications, every rotation of 4-space can be obtained as a product of two transformations of this kind (instead of a left and a right multiplication). This is the theorem Jahnke claimed against Brouwer on the strength of Jahnke, 1896, 1897, 1902, though in fact it is at least Caspary's result, if it is not older.

Is thus, entirely filled with these representing lines which are in (1,1 ^correspondence with the represented systems of planes. We shall call that Sz i. 0 W regarded as a complex of the rays representing the equiangular to the right systems of planes, "the representing Sz to the right of S4" or shorter "the Sr ofSA". In the same way we form the "Si of S4". Each pair of planes in S4 is then unequivocally determined by its represen-tants in Sr and St and reversely the pair of planes determines unequivocally its représentants.

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