By Uwe Kaiser
Any topological conception of knots and hyperlinks can be in accordance with uncomplicated principles of intersection and linking. during this ebook, a common thought of hyperlink bordism in manifolds and common buildings of linking numbers in orientated 3-manifolds are constructed. during this means, classical thoughts of hyperlink conception within the 3-spheres are generalized to a definite classification of orientated 3-manifolds (submanifolds of rational homology 3-spheres). The recommendations wanted are defined within the booklet yet easy wisdom in topology and algebra is thought. The ebook could be of interst to these operating in topology, particularly knot thought and low-dimensional topology.
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