Fundamental Groups and Covering Spaces

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One class of spaces which plays a central role in mathematics, and whose topology is extensively studied, are the n dimensional manifolds. This text is very very difficult to read for people like me, your average topology student. We prove a C^∞ closing lemma for Reeb flows on closed contact three-manifolds. The first half of the talk is for a general audience. The answer lies in a simple idea from the real number line: x is close to, within ε of, a if and only if

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Publisher: A K Peters/CRC Press (July 22, 2003)

ISBN: 1568811314

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