The Geometry and Topology of Three-Manifolds
by William P. Thurston
Electronic version 1.1 - March 2002 - with an index!
This is an electronic edition
of the 1980 lecture notes distributed by Princeton University.
The text was typed in TeX by Sheila Newbery, who also scanned the figures.
Typos have been corrected (and probably others introduced), but
otherwise no attempt has been made to update the contents.
compiled the index.
Numbers on the right margin correspond to the original edition's page numbers.
Thurston's Three-Dimensional Geometry and Topology, Volume 1
Press, 1997) is a considerable expansion of the
first few chapters of these notes. Later chapters have not yet
appeared in book form.
Please help improve this document by sending to Silvio Levy at
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- reports of typos, omissions, and departures
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HERE IS THE STUFF
I've broken it down into chapter or portions about 20 pages long.
Note: Chapters 10 and 12 don't exist.
(An earlier set of PDF files was kindly prepared and contributed
by David Bayer.)
compressed with gzip (.gz), and compressed with zip (.zip).
DVI + POSTSCRIPT FIGURES
tarred and compressed with gzip (.tgz).
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