homology theory


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homology theory

[hə′mäl·ə·jē ‚thē·ə·rē]
(mathematics)
Theory attempting to compare topological spaces and investigate their structures by determining the algebraic nature and interrelationships appearing in the various homology groups.
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An introduction to intersection homology theory, 2d ed.
Their intent is not to introduce intersection homology theory, say Kirwan (Oxford U.