Category Archives: Algebraic Topology

Topologized Fundamental Groups: The Whisker Topology, Part 2

This post is the second on the “whisker topology” on fundamental groups, in a larger sequence of posts on topologized fundamental groups. If you haven’t seen it, you’ll probably want to start with the first post to get the basic … Continue reading

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Topologized Fundamental Groups: The Whisker Topology, Part 1

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How to “topologize” the fundamental group: a primer

The fundamental group, from algebraic topology, is one of the most widely used invariants in mathematics. Topological groups, such as pro-finite groups, Lie groups, ordered groups, etc, also arise in many different areas. So it’s natural to ask, can the … Continue reading

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