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Principal bundles and Čech cohomology with non-good open covers

I'm trying to compute characteristic classes of principal bundles by defining transition functions and computing them in Čech cohomology. However, it seems all the constructions are defined in terms ...
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Vanishing Cech cohomology

Let $X$ be a manifold such that $dim(X)=n$. It is well-know that if $\mathcal{F}$ is a coherent sheaf $H^m(X,\mathcal{F})=0$ for all $m >n$ (where I denote with $H(-)$ Cech cohomology). But is ...
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Reference for Cech cohomology for Nisnevich topology

I need the theorems that prove that Nisnevich cohomology can be computed by the Cech complex similar to what happens in the étale topology. I know this has to be true since (Morel-Voevodsky: ...
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The Abelian Group of Equivalence Classes of Gerbes

Are there any good references/explanations for understanding the "contracted product" (as Brylinski calls it) of a gerbe with abelian band? I am finding it difficult, using Brylisnki's definition. to ...
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Cech cohomology as a colimit over maps to a CW complex

Given a topological space $X$, we consider the following category $\mathsf{CW}_{X\to}$. The objects are finite CW complexes $Y$ equipped with a continuous map $X\to Y$. The morphisms are continuous ...
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An example where Čech and derived functor cohomologies don't agree. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Example Wanted: When Does Cech Cohomology Fail to be the same as Derived Functor Cohomology? Is there a simple example of a topological space $X$ with a sheaf $\mathcal F$ ...
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cech cohomology in topos

Hi, The following result seems to be well known, but I can't come up with a proof. Suppose that $C$ is a topos and that $F\to G$ is an effective epimorphism in $C$. If $P$ is any abelian sheaf on ...