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2:30 pm Thursday, January 28, 2010 Current Math Seminar: The h-Cobordism Theorem: Part III by Carolyn Otto (Rice University) in HB 227- I will discuss the more technical details of the proof of the h-cobordism theorem, specifically the "Whitney Trick". The Whitney trick will demonstrate why this theorem does not work for dimension n=4. I will also give a similar theorem for when our manifolds are not simply connected.
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