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Geometry of Spherical Space Form Groups (Series in Pure Mathematics)

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Published by World Scientific Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics,
  • Topology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Calculus,
  • Geometry - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9625430M
    ISBN 10997150927X
    ISBN 109789971509279


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The digit and digit formats Cited by:   If m ≥ 2, then τ induces an isomorphism from the fundamental group of M, π 1 (M), to the group G. Geometry of Spherical Space Form Groups book spherical space forms and spherical space form groups have been classified; see Wolf [] (Theorems, and ).

New Edition: The Geometry of Spherical Space Form Groups (2nd Edition) In this volume, the geometry of spherical space form groups is studied using the eta invariant. The underlying organization is modified to provide a better organized and more coherent treatment of the material involved.

In addition, approximately pages have been added to study the existence of metrics of positive scalar curvature on spin manifolds of dimension at least 5 whose fundamental group is a spherical space form group. Sylow Subgroups of Spherical Space Form Groups.

Examples of Spherical Space Form Groups. Cohomology of Lens Spaces. Cohomology of Quaternion Spherical Space Forms. K-theory of Lens Spaces. K- heory of Quaternion Spherical Space Forms. The Real and Symplectic K-theory of Lens Spaces. The Real and Symplectic K-theory of Other Spherical Space Forms.

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Note: $\mathrm{SO}(3)$ is a simple group, so I expect this to a quotient space rather than a quotient group. This is a refined version of an earlier question. ential-geometry ric-topology lie-groups symmetry orthogonal-groups.Shouldn't this be called the Spherical space form conjecture?

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