We give a survey of algorithms for computing topological invariants of semialgebraic sets with special emphasis on the more recent developments in designing algorithms for computing the betti numbers of semialgebraic sets. This work is protected under by elsevier science, and the following. Resolved problems from this section may be found in. Online submissions on the journal home page are preferred, but it is possible to submit directly to the editor. An introduction to geometric topology dipartimento di matematica. Problems on lowdimensional topology, 2015 rims, kyoto. But at that time bill thurston was already starting to greatly in. Open problems in topology request pdf researchgate. This is a cumulative status report on the 1100 problems listed in the volume open problems in topology northholland, 1990, edited by j. The authors are among the world leaders in their respective research areas. Open problems in algebraic topology and homotopy theory. Open problems in topology ii edited by elliott pearl 2007 elsevier amsterdam boston new york oxford paris san diego san francisco singapore sydney tokyo. Pdf open problems on graphs arising from geometric.

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