MATH 7852.01: Differential Topology II

October 20, 2013
DeRahm and Cech cohomology; deRahm Theorem; Grassmannians; Stiefel-Whitney, Euler, Chern, and Pontryagin classes; Gysin sequence, Thom isomorphism; characteristic numbers, multiplicative sequences, Hirzebruch signature theorem; Chern-Weil Theory. Prereq: 6702 and 6802 and 7851.01. Not open to students with credit for 7852.02.
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3.0

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