Characteristic classes of group representations and discrete geometry
Karanbir Sarkaria
KTH, Stockholm
May 6,
**11:00am**
refreshments at 3:45pm
2338
ABSTRACT

The well known theorem of Borsuk is equivalent to saying that a certain characteristic class of a Z/2representation is nonzero. Using other finite groups gives analogues. These are useful e.g. the prime power case of the
"continuous" Tverberg theorem follows.

Speaker's Contact Info: sark(atsign)math.kth.se
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