A primer on mapping class groups

Author(s): 
Benson Farb, Dan Margalit
Publisher: 
Princeton University Press
Year: 
2011
ISBN: 
978-0-691-14794-9
Short description: 

This book is a first course in mapping class groups. It presents a wide variety of results of this beautiful theory which lies in the intersection of geometry, topology and group theory. It is suitable for graduate students and researches interested in this area.

MSC main category: 
57 Manifolds and cell complexes
MSC category: 
57M50
Other MSC categories: 
20F36, 20F65, 57M07, 57N05
Reviewer: 
Raquel Díaz, Álvaro Martínez
Affiliation: 
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad de Castilla la Mancha
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