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The local defect index up to finite ambiguity

Bechtluft-Sachs, Stefan (2002) The local defect index up to finite ambiguity. Topology and its Applications , 119. pp. 113-116.

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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.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: finite ambiguity; Hopf;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Mathematics and Statistics
Item ID: 1589
Depositing User: Dr. Stefan Bechtluft-Sachs
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2009 09:48
Journal or Publication Title: Topology and its Applications
Publisher: Elsevier
Refereed: Yes

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