# Hebrew University topology and geometry seminar

November 18, 2015

1100-1235

Ross building, Seminar Room 70A

## Lara Simone Suárez

*Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Whitehead torsion and s-cobordism theorem

**Abstract:**
We will give a beginner's introduction to simple homotopy theory and explain how it applies to prove the s-cobordism theorem,
a generalization of the h-cobordism theorem for non-simply-connected h-cobordisms.