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I have been working on solutions to the exercises in James Munkres' Topology for a few weeks. After the seminal work of Milnor, Smale, and many others, in the last half of this century, the topological aspects of smooth manifolds, as distinct from the differential geometric aspects, became a subject in its own right. ...more Second this book tries to be a rather comprehensive textbook on all basic structures from the theory of jets which appear in different branches of differential geometry.

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Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (April 16, 2012)

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