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Topology for Computing

Topology for Computing

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Part of Cambridge Monographs on Applied and Computational Mathematics

  • Date Published: January 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521836661

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  • Written by a computer scientist for computer scientists, this book teaches topology from a computational point of view, and shows how to solve real problems that have topological aspects involving computers. Such problems arise in many areas, such as computer graphics, robotics, structural biology, and chemistry. The author starts from the basics of topology, assuming no prior exposure to the subject, and moves rapidly up to recent advances in the area, including topological persistence and hierarchical Morse complexes. Algorithms and data structures are presented when appropriate.

    • Presents classical topological subject of Morse theory in a computer science context
    • Material is widely used within computation geometry and computer graphics
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    "In my knowledge, it is the first book covering these topics."
    Numerical Algorithms

    "This authoritative, well-written, and highly focused book will explain to the reader the considerable power of topology. It is an eye-opener that I highly recommend."
    George Hacken, reviews.com

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    Product details

    • Date Published: January 2005
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521836661
    • length: 258 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.52kg
    • contains: 118 b/w illus. 2 colour illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    Part I. Mathematics:
    2. Spaces and filtrations
    3. Group theory
    4. Homology
    5. Morse theory
    6. New results
    Part II. Algorithms:
    7. The persistence algorithms
    8. Topological simplification
    9. The Morse–Smale algorithm
    10. The linking number algorithm
    Part III. Applications:
    11. Software
    12. Experiments
    13. Applications.

  • Author

    Afra J. Zomorodian, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
    Afra J. Zomorodian is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College. He is a former Post-Doctoral Fellow in Bio-X and the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University and has been a researcher at the Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik in Saarbrücken, Germany. Using the material contained in this book, he has organized classes on computational topology at Stanford University, the MPI, and Dartmouth College.

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