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The Many Facets of GeometryA Tribute to Nigel Hitchin$
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Oscar Garcia-Prada, Jean Pierre Bourguignon, and Simon Salamon

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199534920

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534920.001.0001

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An Introduction to Bundle Gerbes

An Introduction to Bundle Gerbes

(p.237) XII An Introduction to Bundle Gerbes
The Many Facets of Geometry

Michael K. Murray

Oxford University Press

This chapter focuses on bundle gerbes, which provide a geometric realisation of the three dimensional cohomology of a manifold. It shows that the pattern of a p-gerbe being defined as a (p - 1)-gerbe on double overlaps of some open cover is exploited by Hitchin and Chatterjee to give a definition of a 1-gerbe.

Keywords:   bundle grebes, geometric construction, cohomology, manifold

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