Acta Mathematica Hungarica

, Volume 159, Issue 2, pp 638–652 | Cite as

On the cup-length of certain classes of flag manifolds

  • L’. BalkoEmail author
  • J. Lörinc


We compute the cup-length of flag manifolds F(2, 2, n3) and F(1, 3, 2s+1 − 3) and the height of the third Stiefel–Whitney characteristic class of the canonical vector bundle over the Grassmann manifold F(4, n).

Key words and phrases

cup-length flag manifold Stiefel–Whitney characteristic class 

Mathematics Subject Classification

primary 57N65 secondary 55M30 57R20 


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The authors are thankful to the anonymous referee for carefully reading the manuscript and for his useful comments that improved the original text.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Algebra and Geometry, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and InformaticsComenius UniversityBratislava 4Slovakia
  2. 2.Všeobecná úverová bankaBratislava 25Slovakia

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