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Equivariant Cohomology

  • Jean-Claude HausmannEmail author
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Part of the Universitext book series (UTX)

Abstract

In ordinary life, the symmetries of an object (like a ball or a cube) help us to apprehend it. The same should happen in topology when studying spaces with symmetries, i.e. endowed with actions of topological groups. Equivariant cohomology is one tool for such a purpose.

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland

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