Morse-Smale Flows and Whitney Stratifications

  • Liviu NicolaescuEmail author
Part of the Universitext book series (UTX)


We have seen in Sect. 2.2 how to use a Morse function on a compact manifold M to reconstruct the manifold, up to a diffeomorphism via a sequence of elementary operations, namely, handle attachments.


Unstable Manifold Smooth Manifold Stable Manifold Smale Condition Tubular Neighborhood 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Notre DameNotre DameUSA

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