Novikov Conjectures, Index Theorems, and Rigidity, Volume 1: Oberwolfach 1993

Novikov Conjectures, Index Theorems, and Rigidity, Volume 1: Oberwolfach 1993

by Steven C. Ferry
     
 

These volumes are the outgrowth of a conference held at the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (Germany) on the subject of 'Novikov Conjectures, Index Theorems and Rigidity'.See more details below

Overview

These volumes are the outgrowth of a conference held at the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (Germany) on the subject of 'Novikov Conjectures, Index Theorems and Rigidity'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521497961
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Series:
London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series, #226
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. Homotopy type of differentiable manifolds William Browder; 2. A history and survey of the Novikov conjecture S. C. Ferry, A. RanickI and J. Rosenberg; 3. A coarse approach to the Novikov conjecture S. C. Ferry and Shmuel Weinberger; 4. Reflections on the Novikov conjecture Mikhael Gromov; 5. K-theory, group C*-algebras and higher signatures (Conspectus) Gennadi Kasparov; 6. On the Steenrod homology theory John Milnor; 7. Controlled Fredholm Representations A. S. Mishchenko; 8. Assembly maps in bordism-type theories Frank Quin; 9. On the Novikov conjecture Andrew Ranicki.

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