Geometry of Simplicial Complexes and Fundamental Groups of Polyhedra



This chapter conveys the geometry of finite simplicial complexes which provides a convenient way to study manifolds and builds up interesting topological spaces called polyhedra from these complexes followed by a study of their homotopy properties with computing their fundamental groups and develops certain analytical geometric tools for subsequent chapters.


Topological Space Fundamental Group Simplicial Complex Homology Group Algebraic Topology 
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