Transversality Theorems

  • Michel Demazure
Part of the Universitext book series (UTX)

Abstract

In this chapter we look into a topic which is the modern version of an old idea, namely ’general position’, and we shall try to explain why it is important.

Keywords

Manifold Bedding Suffix 

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Notes

  1. 27.
    René B(UPAIRE) (1874-1932), a French mathematician, was Professor at the University of Dijon from 1905 until 1914, when illness forced him to give up research and teaching.Google Scholar
  2. 28.
    A word coined from the name of the German mathematician Hermann G(UPRASSMANN) (1809-1877), one of the founders of multilinear algebra.Google Scholar
  3. 30.
    Known to anglophones as Snell’s Law.Google Scholar
  4. 31.
    John M(UPATHER), American mathematician, born 1942.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Demazure
    • 1
  1. 1.Cité des Sciences et de l’lndustrieParisFrance

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