Moduli spaces of manifolds: a user's guide

Authored by: Søren Galatius , Oscar Randal-Williams

Handbook of Homotopy Theory

Print publication date:  December  2019
Online publication date:  December  2019

Print ISBN: 9780815369707
eBook ISBN: 9781351251624
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The study of manifolds and invariants of manifolds was begun more than a century ago. In this entry we shall discuss the parametrised setting: invariants of families of manifolds, parametrised by a base manifold X. The invariants we look for will be cohomology classes in X, characteristic classes.

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