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An example on embedding up to homotopy type


Author: Elmer Rees
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 26 (1970), 217-218
MSC: Primary 55.70
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1970-0263080-3
MathSciNet review: 0263080
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Abstract: A finite complex $ K$ is constructed with the following property. $ K \vee {S^r}$ embeds in $ {R^n}$ up to homotopy type but $ K$ does not.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1970-0263080-3
Keywords: Embedding up to homotopy type, complex Stiefel manifolds
Article copyright: © Copyright 1970 American Mathematical Society