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.
KeywordsConjugacy Class Fundamental Group Base Space Covering Projection Covering Space
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