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Covering Spaces

  • Fred H. Croom
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

This chapter is designed to show the power of the fundamental group. We shall consider a class of mappings p: E → B, called “covering projections,” from a “covering space” E to a “base space” B to which we can extend the Covering Homotopy Property discussed in Chapter 4. Precise definitions are given in the next section.

Keywords

Conjugacy Class Fundamental Group Base Space Covering Projection Covering Space 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag, New York Inc. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred H. Croom
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  1. 1.The University of the SouthSewaneeUSA

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