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The Geometry and Topology of Braid Groups

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The Geometry and Topology of Braid Groups
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Publisher: University of Michigan
Number of pages: 30

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Contents: Five definitions of the (pure) braid group; The topology of Fn(C); The integral cohomology of the pure braid group; Generalizations of PBn and their cohomology; Transfer and twisted coefficients; Stability in the cohomology of braid groups; Polynomials over Fq and the twisted Grothendieck-Lefschetz fixed point theorem.

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