By E. T. Copson
Metric area topology, because the generalization to summary areas of the idea of units of issues on a line or in a airplane, unifies many branches of classical research and is important creation to sensible research. Professor Copson's ebook, that's according to lectures given to third-year undergraduates on the college of St Andrews, presents a extra leisurely therapy of metric areas than is located in books on sensible research, that are frequently written at graduate scholar point. His presentation is geared toward the purposes of the idea to classical algebra and research; specifically, the bankruptcy on contraction mappings indicates the way it offers evidence of a few of the lifestyles theorems in classical research.
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