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Introduction to the middle K-theory of group rings and their relevance in topology, Part One: Introductory Talk April 16, 2014 (02:10 PM PDT - 03:00 PM PDT)
Parent Program: Algebraic Topology
Location: UC Berkeley, 740 Evans Hall
Speaker(s) Wolfgang Lueck
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We give a basic introduction to the projective class group of a group ring and the Whitehead group of a group and discuss applications to topology such as Wall's finiteness obstruction, the s-Cobordism Theorem and topological rigidity.

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