Metric Space

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Discovery Publishing House, 2006 - Metric spaces - 300 pages
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This book Metric Space has been written for the students of various universities. In the earlier chapters, proof are given in considerable detail, as our subject unfolds through the successive chapters and the reader acquires experience in following abstract mathematical arguments, the proof become briefer and minor details are more and more left for the reader to fill in for himself. It is a basic principle in the study of mathematics, and one too seldom emphasised that a proof is not really understood until the stage is reached at which one can grasp it is a whole and see it as a single idea. In achieving this end much more is necessary than merely following the individual steps in the reasoning. Contents: Basic Concept of Set, Metric Space, Compactness.

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The book contains whole pages that, apart from paragraph indexing, are almost perfect word for word copies of George F. Simmons, Introduction to Topology and Modern Analysis (Krieger reprint 2003 of McGraw-Hill, 1963). For example
Sharma Simmons
168 ----- 73
171 ----- 76
177 ----- 84
In the pages on display in Google books, I find no attribution of the source. I wonder if the rights to republish under another name have been purchased.


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