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Characteristic Classes

Simon Stoltze
Foredrag for studerende
Fredag, 4 oktober, 2013, at 14:30-15:30, in Aud. G2 (1532-122)
A characteristic class is an invariant of vector bundles that measures how "twisted" the bundle is. During the talk I will give a brief introduction to the theory of vector bundles, introduce what a characteristic class is and give examples of what they can be used for.

The talk will require a basic understanding of cohomology.
Kontaktperson: Thomas Lundsgaard Schmidt