By Chern S.S., Li P., Cheng S.Y., Tian G. (eds.)

Those chosen papers of S.S. Chern speak about themes similar to indispensable geometry in Klein areas, a theorem on orientable surfaces in 4-dimensional area, and transgression in linked bundles

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**A Mathematician and His Mathematical Work: Selected Papers of S S Chern**

Those chosen papers of S. S. Chern speak about themes corresponding to vital geometry in Klein areas, a theorem on orientable surfaces in 4-dimensional area, and transgression in linked bundles

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5) is entirely evaluated in Rn and does no longer refer to M itself. This suggest to build topological manifolds by patching together local charts provided the changes of coordinates satisfy the cocycle condition. This is indeed possible by the following construction: Let I be an index set and let Vi ⊆ Rn be non-empty and open for i ∈ I . Moreover, let Vi j ⊆ V j be an open subset for every pair i = j. 6) ϕi j : Vi j −→ V ji In particular, we require Vi j = ∅ iff V ji = ∅. It will be useful to set Vii = Vi and ϕii = idVi for all i ∈ I .

Indeed, for O ⊆ M open the preimage of O is ι−1 (O) = N ∩ O which is open in N by the very definition of the subspace topology. Moreover, ι is clearly a bijection onto its image. Finally, the homeomorphism property is clear by the very definition. This example is the prototype of an embedding and motivates the name. 8 Let f : (M, M) −→ (N , N ) be a map between topological spaces. Then the following statements are equivalent: 24 (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) 2 Topological Spaces and Continuity The map f is a homeomorphism.

9 (Closures, open interiors, and boundaries) Find and describe examples of topological spaces (M, M) and subsets A, B ⊆ M for the following statements: (i) The boundary of the boundary of a subset can but needs not to be empty. (ii) Let A ⊆ B. Show that the following three situations are possible: a strict inclusion ∂ A ⊆ ∂ B, a strict inclusion ∂ B ⊆ ∂ A, a trivial intersection ∂ A∩∂ B = ∅ with both boundaries being non-empty. (iii) The open interior of a union A ∪ B can be strictly larger than the union of the open interiors A◦ ∪ B ◦ .