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CellComplex -- the class of all cell complexes


A cell complex in this context is the combinatorial data of a CW-complex, i.e. a collection of cells in various dimensions along with their boundary expressed as a sequence of cells along with an orientation such that the boundary is a cycle.


Not every object represented by a CellComplex object corresponds to a topological cell complex. In general there is no way to check that such a topological realization exists.

See also

Functions and methods returning a cell complex :

Methods that use a cell complex :

For the programmer

The object CellComplex is a type, with ancestor classes HashTable < Thing.