HISTORY OF HOMOLOGY

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  • E Asante Mathematics Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
  • D Karikari Mathematics Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
  • D Tawiah Mathematics Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
  • L Asare Mathematics Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
  • E Gyesi Mathematics Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
  • A Eduku Mathematics Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
  • D K Asare Mathematics Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
  • A A Kudewura Mathematics Department, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Keywords: Homology, Mathematics, Congruent, Polyhedra

Abstract

Homology theory can be said to start with the Euler polyhedron formula, or Euler characteristic. Homology itself was developed as a away to analyse and classify manifolds according to their cycle. The term homology was first used in boilogy by the anotomist Rich Owen in 1843 when studyig the similarities of vertebrate, fins and limbs defining it as the same organ in different animals under every variety of form and function.

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Published
2021-08-31