# Algebraic Topology by Edwin H. Spanier

By Edwin H. Spanier

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This can be an creation to geometric algebra, an alternative choice to conventional vector algebra that expands on it in ways:

1. as well as scalars and vectors, it defines new gadgets representing subspaces of any dimension.

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In such a drawing, “open ends” of edges correspond to the univalent vertices and points where three edges come together are the trivalent vertices. Due to the twodimensionality of the plane, there may also be crossings of edges. ). Further, if no cyclic ordering at a trivalent vertex is marked in the Graph homology 41 drawn diagram, we mean the cyclic ordering given by the counter-clockwise ordering of the flags induced by the drawing. 5) actually depict the same. 4 (Marked Jacobi diagram) Let I be a finite set.

Let the morphism P : Az(S38x) S48x be given by + (eB3 8 egr3)- (el@38 eB3) H a(e,el) . 103) for all open subsets U of X and local sections 8,O’ E Rx(U). It induces a morphism P, in cohomology. 19 (Bianchi identity for holomorphic symplectic manifolds) Let (@x,u)be a symplectic tangent sheaf. 104) = 0. Proof. (e, e / ) . ((e . e l ) 8 (e 8 el + el 8 e) + el2 -+ 8 ( e B 2 ) ) . 105) Let T : S2Bx 8 Og2 H (ex)4be the canonical lift given by (01 . 106) for all 81,. . ,Q4 E Ox(U). The restriction of T o ( S + L ) to AzS3Ox factors as P over the inclusion S4Ox -+ Finally, we use the fact that agt lies in the direct summand H2(X,A ~ S ~ Q X of )H2(X, (&ex)@’) and that ( S , L * ) ( a g t )= 0 to conclude the proof.

It is given by @ : S' I -+ Xi. g. [Hinich and Vaintrob (2002)l). 12 (The category of modules over a ring) Let R be a commutative ring. The category of R-modules together with the ordinary tensor product @ i c I M iof a family ( M i ) i E 1of R-modules is a symmetric monoidal category. 13 (The category of modules over a ringed space) Let ( X ,Ox)be a ringed space. Then, the category of Ox-modules forms a symmetric monoidal category under the usual tensor product of Ox-modules. 2 k-linear categories Let k be a field (or, more generally, a ring).