Lie Groups pp 69-78 | Cite as

The Universal Cover

  • Daniel Bump
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 225)


If U is a Hausdorff topological space, a path is a continuous map p: [0,1] → U. The path is closed if the endpoints coincide: p(0) = p(1). A closed path is also called a loop.


Base Point Fundamental Group Hermitian Matrice Unique Morphism Hausdorff Topological Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Bump
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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