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Cross-sections of symplectic Stiefel manifolds


Authors: François Sigrist and Ulrich Suter
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 184 (1973), 247-259
MSC: Primary 55F10; Secondary 55B15
MathSciNet review: 0326728
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Abstract: The cross-section problem for the symplectic Stiefel manifolds is solved, using the now-proved Adams conjecture.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1973-0326728-8
PII: S 0002-9947(1973)0326728-8
Keywords: Stiefel manifold, quaternionic projective space, James number, K-theory, J-homomorphism, Adams conjecture
Article copyright: © Copyright 1973 American Mathematical Society