Accession Number : AD0618793

Title :   AN INVARIANT FOR CERTAIN SMOOTH MANIFOLDS,

Corporate Author : COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK

Personal Author(s) : Eells,James ,Jr. ; Kuiper,Nicolaas H.

Report Date : 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : Starting with Hirzebruch's A-genus, a numerical invariant for certain (4k-1) manifolds is defined. Examples are produced to show how this invariant can distinguish differentiable structures on certain topological manifolds.

Descriptors :   (*ALGEBRAIC TOPOLOGY, INVARIANCE), (*INVARIANCE, ALGEBRAIC TOPOLOGY), SPHERES, DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY, TOPOLOGY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE