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An intersection homology obstruction to immersions

Author: Nathan Habegger
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 96 (1986), 693-697
MSC: Primary 57Q35; Secondary 57R42, 58A35
MathSciNet review: 826504
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Abstract: Given an immersion of a pseudomanifold in a manifold, certain Thom operations are naturally defined in intersection homology. This is used to obtain nonimmersion results for singular spaces.

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Keywords: Intersection homology, pseudomanifold, immersion obstructions, Thom operations
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