By George K. Francis
Praise for George Francis's A Topological Picturebook:
Bravo to Springer for reissuing this designated and lovely ebook! It not just reminds the older new release of the pleasures of doing arithmetic by means of hand, but additionally indicates the recent new release what ``hands on'' fairly means.
- John Stillwell, college of San Francisco
The Topological Picturebook has taught a complete new release of mathematicians to attract, to work out, and to think.
- Tony Robbin, artist and writer of Shadows of fact: The Fourth measurement in Relativity, Cubism, and glossy Thought
The vintage reference for a way to give topological information visually, jam-packed with impressive hand-drawn pictures of advanced surfaces.
- John Sullivan, Technische Universitat Berlin
A Topological Picturebook shall we scholars see topology because the unique discoverers conceived it: concrete and visible, freed from the formalism that burdens traditional textbooks.
- Jeffrey Weeks, writer of The form of Space
A Topological Picturebook is a visible ceremonial dinner for someone thinking about mathematical images. Francis presents beautiful examples to construct one's "visualization muscles". even as, he explains the underlying rules and layout recommendations for readers to create their very own lucid drawings.
- George W. Hart, Stony Brook University
In this choice of narrative gem stones and fascinating hand-drawn photos, George Francis demonstrates the chicken-and-egg courting, in arithmetic, of picture and textual content. because the e-book used to be first released, the case for photographs in arithmetic has been gained, and now it's time to think about their which means. A Topological Picturebook is still indispensable.
- Marjorie Senechal, Smith university and co-editor of the Mathematical Intelligencer
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