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answered | Is there a good way to understand the free loop space of a sphere? |
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Are Sasakian metrics (associated to bumpy metrics) bumpy?
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Cobordism and finite sheeted covers of manifolds
The fact that characteristic numbers (Pontrjagin and Stiefel-Whitney numbers) determine cobordism classes completely is true for compact, oriented manifolds. What is a reference for this being true for manifolds which are not necessarily compact? |
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loop space homology and lens spaces
Do you mean for each component of the free loop space? The free loop space $LM$ has $p$ components for the lens space $M=L(p,q)$. |
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Homology of classifying space of spin group BSpin(n)
@Xiao-Gang : Write the spectral sequence (in homology) for the fibration $G\to EG\to BG$. It will follow from the $E^5$ and $E^6$ page that $H_5(BSpin(n);\mathbb{Z})=H_4(Spin(n);\mathbb{Z})$ and $H_6(BSpin(n);\mathbb{Z})=H_5(Spin(n);\mathbb{Z})$. It follows from Milnor-Moore (with your input on the homotopy groups of $Spin(n)$) that these are torsion groups. Now you just have to compute these! |