h-cobordism theorem

**manifolds** and **cobordisms**

cobordism theory, *Introduction*

The *h-cobordism theorem* gives sufficient conditions for an h-cobordism to be equivalent to a cylinder.

Due to

- Stephen Smale, (1962),
*On the structure of manifolds*, Amer. J. of Math. 84 : 387-399

Review includes

- John Milnor (1965),
*Lectures on the h-cobordism theorem*(Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton)

See also

- Wikiedia,
*h-cobordism*

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