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Appendix: Equivariant Forms

  • J. J. Duistermaat
Part of the Modern Birkhäuser Classics book series (MBC)

Abstract

Equivariant cohomology is a structure which is attached to a smooth effective action of a Lie group G on a smooth manifold P. The model of Henri Cartan [16] for it is a variation of de Rham cohomology, in which the algebra Ω*(P) of smooth complex-valued differential forms on P is replaced by the algebra.

Keywords

Differential Form Equivariant Form Smooth Manifold Connection Form Equivariant Cohomology 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Duistermaat
    • 1
  1. 1.Mathematisch InstituutUniversiteit UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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