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This work was collected and systematized at the end of the century by J. When you use regular editing tools to edit shared features, only one feature is updated where features are coincident. Cantor in 1872 introduced the concept of the first derived set, or set of limit points, of a set. The surface in this case is said to be Antielastic at the normal curvature with direction. A homological decomposition of a polyhedral product developed by Bahri, Bendersky, Cohen and Gitler is used to derive a formula for the case of polyhedral joins.

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Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K; 3rd edition (April 1995)

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