Signatures in algebra, topology and dynamics

Etienne Ghys, Andrew Ranicki

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We survey the 19th century development of the signature of a quadratic form, and the applications in the 20th and 21st century to the topology of manifolds and dynamical systems.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-173
JournalEnsaios Matemáticos
Publication statusPublished - 13 Sep 2016


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