**Topics in topology: The signature theorem and some of its applications**

by Liviu I. Nicolaescu

**Publisher**: University of Notre Dame 2008**Number of pages**: 159

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The author discusses several exciting topological developments that took place during the fifties decade which radically changed the way we think about many issues. Topics covered: Poincare duality, Thom isomorphism, Euler, Chern and Pontryagin classes, cobordisms groups, signature formula.

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