Singular fibers of stable maps and signatures of 4-manifolds

Osamu Saeki, Takahiro Yamamoto

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We show that for a C stable map of an oriented 4-manifold into a 3-manifold, the algebraic number of singular fibers of a specific type coincides with the signature of the source 4-manifold.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)359-399
Number of pages41
JournalGeometry and Topology
Publication statusPublished - Apr 7 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geometry and Topology


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