# Atlas

From Maths

**Note:** this page defines an atlas on a Topological manifold which isn't very useful by itself, see Smooth atlas

## Contents

## Definition

An **atlas for [ilmath]M[/ilmath]**^{[1]} (where [ilmath]M[/ilmath] is a topological [ilmath]n[/ilmath]-manifold) is a collection of charts whose domains cover [ilmath]M[/ilmath]

## Notation

A common letter used for atlases is [ilmath]\mathcal{A} [/ilmath]

## See also

## References

- ↑ Introduction to smooth manifolds - John M Lee - Second Edition