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Universal Property of Quotient Groups (Hungerford)

If is a homomorphism and is a normal subgroup of contained in the kernel of , then “factors through” the quotient uniquely. This can be used to prove the following proposition: A chain map between chain complexes and induces homomorphisms … Continue reading

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Some Homology Definitions

Chain Complex A sequence of homomorphisms of abelian groups with for each . th Homology Group is the free abelian group with basis the open -simplices of . -chains Elements of , called -chains, can be written as finite formal … Continue reading

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How to calculate Homology Groups (Klein Bottle)

This post will be a guide on how to calculate Homology Groups, focusing on the example of the Klein Bottle. Homology groups can be quite difficult to grasp (it took me quite a while to understand it). Hope this post … Continue reading

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Video on Computing Homology Groups

This video follows after the previous video on Simplicial Complexes. If you are looking for quality Math textbooks to study from (including Linear Algebra and Calculus, the two most popular Math courses), check out my page on Recommended Math Books … Continue reading

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