Bechtluft-Sachs, Stefan (2002) The local defect index up to finite ambiguity. Topology and its Applications , 119. pp. 113-116.
The rational Hopf invariant of the primary obstruction to a nowhere vanishing section in a vectorbundle is computed in terms of characteristic classes. This leads to a local rigidity result on the local defect index of a map.
|Keywords:||finite ambiguity; Hopf;|
|Academic Unit:||Faculty of Science and Engineering > Mathematics and Statistics|
|Depositing User:||Stefan Bechtluft-Sachs|
|Date Deposited:||16 Oct 2009 09:48|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Topology and its Applications|
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