**Exotic Homology Manifolds**

by Frank Quinn, Andrew Ranicki

2006**Number of pages**: 158

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Homology manifolds were developed in the first half of the 20th century to give a precise setting for Poincare's ideas on duality. Exotic homology manifolds are investigated using algebraic and geometric methods. This volume is the proceedings of the Mini-Workshop Exotic Homology manifolds held at Oberwolfach 2003.

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