Hebrew University topology and geometry seminar

November 18, 2015
Ross building, Seminar Room 70A

Lara Simone Suárez

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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.