Bundle structures and Algebraic K-theory

Bundle structures and Algebraic K-theory

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John Klein, Wayne State University
Fine Hall 314

This talk will describe (Waldhausen type) algebraic K-theoretic obstructions to lifting fibrations to fiber bundles having compact smooth/topological manifold fibers.The surprise will be that a lift can often be found in the topological case. Examples will be given realizing the obstructions.