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1979 (Publication #29)

Combinatorial Formula for Normal Stiefel-Whitney Classes (with Clint McCrory)

Proceedings of the A.M.S. 76 (1979), 171-177.

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ABSTRACT

A local ordering of a simplicial complex K is a partial ordering of the vertices of K that restricts to a total on the closed star of each vertex. In this paper, we exhibit a simplicial mod 2 cycle that represents the dual of the ith normal Stiefel-Whitney class of K.