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Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics

, Volume 49, Issue 4, pp 743–763 | Cite as

On the Topology of Real Bott Manifolds

  • Raisa DsouzaEmail author
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Abstract

The main aim of this article is to give a necessary and sufficient condition for a real Bott manifold to admit a spin structure and further give a combinatorial characterization for the spin structure in terms of the associated acyclic digraph.

Key words

Real Bott manifolds orientability spin structure oriented null-cobordism 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsIIT MadrasChennaiIndia

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