Elements of the theory of Picard-Lefschetz
In this chapter we shall define concepts of Picard-Lefschetz theory such as vanishing cycles, the monodromy and variation operators, the Picard-Lefschetz operators, etc. As we have already said, they are used to investigate the topology of critical points of holomorphic functions.
KeywordsComplex Manifold Tangent Bundle Homology Group Homology Class Morse Function
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