• Selman Akbulut
  • Henry King
Part of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Publications book series (MSRI, volume 25)


A real algebraic set is the set of solutions of a collection of polynomial equations in real variables. A fundamental problem of algebraic geometry is to topologically classify real algebraic sets, to give a topological characterization of all topological spaces which are homeomorphic to real algebraic sets.


Smooth Manifold Klein Bottle Algebraic Space Compact Smooth Manifold Close Smooth Manifold 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Selman Akbulut
    • 1
  • Henry King
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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