Differential Forms in Algebraic Topology


This entry collects material related to the book

on applications of differential forms, or rather of de Rham cohomology, in algebraic topology.


1 The de Rham complex on n\mathbb{R}^n

2 The Mayer-Vietoris sequence

3 Orientation and integration

4 Poincaré lemma

5 The Mayer-Vietoris argument

6 The Thom isomorphism

7 The Nonorientable case

8 The Generalized Mayer-Vietoris Principle

9 More Examples and Applications of the Mayer-Vietoris Principle

10 Presheaves and Cech cohomology

11 Sphere bundles

13 Monodromy

14 The spectral sequence of a filtered complex

17 Review of homotopy theory

19 Rational homotopy theory

20 Chern Classes of a Complex Vector Bundle

21 The Splitting Principle and Flag manifolds

22 Pontrjagin classes

23 The Search for the Universal Principal Bundle

category: reference

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