nLab James W. Alexander

James Waddell Alexander was an American topologist and geometer.

Selected writings

On nn-manifolds as branched covers of the n-sphere:

Introducing Alexander's trick:

Introducing the Alexander polynomial:

Introducing singular homology/singular cohomology via chain homology/cochain cohomology:

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