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Equivariant method for periodic maps

Author: Wu Hsiung Huang
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 189 (1974), 175-183
MSC: Primary 57D70
MathSciNet review: 0334247
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Abstract: The notion of coherency with submanifolds for a Morse function on a manifold is introduced and discussed in a general way. A Morse inequality for a given periodic transformation which compares the invariants called qth Euler numbers on fixed point set and the invariants called qth Lefschetz numbers of the transformations is thus obtained. This gives a fixed point theorem in terms of qth Lefschetz number for arbitrary q.

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Keywords: Periodic transformation, manifold, fixed point set, isometry, Lefschetz number, Betti number, Morse function, coherency, fixed point theorem
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