analysis situs


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analysis situs

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(Mathematics) a former name for topology2
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Noun1.analysis situs - the branch of pure mathematics that deals only with the properties of a figure X that hold for every figure into which X can be transformed with a one-to-one correspondence that is continuous in both directions
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
pure mathematics - the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness
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Papers on topology; Analysis situs and its five supplements.
He translated the rest, and here presents the entire series of Analysis situs papers, written and published between 1894 and 1904.
One could think of the diverse variants from the theory of parallels, particularly from the time of Thabit ibn Qurra, to the sort of analysis situs conceived by Ibn al-Haytham, for the doctrines of the invisibles in the seventeenth century.

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