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The topology of resolution towers


Authors: Selman Akbulut and Henry King
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 302 (1987), 497-521
MSC: Primary 57R90; Secondary 14F45, 14G30
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1987-0891632-3
MathSciNet review: 891632
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Abstract: An obstruction theory is given to determine when a space has a resolution tower. This can be used to decide whether or not the space is homeomorphic to a real algebraic set.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1987-0891632-3
Keywords: Stratified, resolutions
Article copyright: © Copyright 1987 American Mathematical Society

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