The Beginnings of Differential Topology

  • Jean Dieudonné
Part of the Modern Birkhäuser Classics book series (MBC)


We have seen (chap. I, §2) that Poincaré already had a conception of n-dimensional manifolds of class C r (r integer ≥ 1 or ∞) and of analytic manifolds (sometimes called Cw manifolds) which was essentially the modern one.


Differential Geometry Algebraic Topology Analytic Manifold Differential Topology 
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  • Jean Dieudonné
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