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Immersions and embeddings of projective spaces


Authors: S. Feder and D. M. Segal
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 35 (1972), 590-592
MSC: Primary 57D40
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1972-0321111-8
MathSciNet review: 0321111
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Abstract: The topic is embedding and immersions of complex and quaternionic projective spaces. The results are obtained using spin representations and relating these with the various K-theories in which they occur. A numerical result on nonembeddings and and nonimmersions is obtained.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1972-0321111-8
Keywords: Embedding, immersion, spin representation, K-Theory, complex projective space, quaternionic projective space
Article copyright: © Copyright 1972 American Mathematical Society