Review of Intersection Homology and Cohomology

  • Jayce Getz
  • Mark Goresky
Part of the Progress in Mathematics book series (PM, volume 298)


In this chapter we recall the relation between intersection homology,constructed using (p, i)-allowable chains as in [Gre4],an d intersection cohomology, constructed via sheaf theory.


Local System Bilinear Pairing Cohomological Dimension Canonical Morphism Intersection Cohomology 
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© Springer Basel 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jayce Getz
    • 1
  • Mark Goresky
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.School of MathematicsInstitute for Advanced StudyPrincetonUSA

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