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Algebraic and Geometric Surgery$
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Andrew Ranicki

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780198509240

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.001.0001

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WHITEHEAD TORSION

WHITEHEAD TORSION

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(p.170) 8 WHITEHEAD TORSION
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Algebraic and Geometric Surgery
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Andrew Ranicki

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.003.0008

Whitehead torsion is an algebraic K-theory invariant, which decides if an h-cobordism of high-dimensional manifolds is trivial. The classification of lens spaces via Whitehead torsion is given in this chapter.

Keywords:   Whitehead group, h-cobordism, s-cobordism, lens spaces

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