By Cameron Gordon, Yoav Moriah, Bronislaw Wajnryb

Geometric topology has gone through super adjustments long ago decade or so. a number of the massive questions dealing with mathematicians in this region were responded, and new instructions and difficulties have arisen. one of many features of the sector is the variety of instruments researchers convey to it. A Workshop on Geometric Topology used to be held in June 1992 at Technion-Israel Institute of expertise in Haifa, to compile researchers from assorted subfields to proportion wisdom, principles, and instruments. This quantity comprises the refereed court cases of the convention.

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From the calculation of the local 2-fibers of F in the proof of the above Theorem, it follows that the value of the function F! ◦ G∗ (✶([A],[A ]) ) at B ∈ X1 is given by the groupoid cardinality of the groupoid B FA ,A (C) of flags in B of type A ,A. This groupoid is discrete so that we have B B |FA ,A (C)| = π0 (FA ,A (C)). But these numbers are precisely the structure constants of Hall(C)op which proves the claim. 36. 35 shows that the 2-fibers of the functor F : X2 → X1 are discrete. This means that we could replace F(A) by the abelian group F(A)Z of finitely supported functions taking values in Z instead of Q.

Sequences of natural numbers with finitely many nonzero terms. Here hα = hα1 hα2 · · · , generalizing the definition for partitions. Finally, we may express the last line by summing over partitions to obtain hα (x)y α = hλ (x)mλ (y) α λ To show (2), we work with variables x1 , . . , xn and y1 , . . ρ (x)y β aρ (x) = β σ where the sum ranges over all β ∈ Nn . We now use the formula aρ det(hβi −n+j ) = aβ from the proof of the Jacobi-Trudi formulas in Lecture 8 which implies that the last line equals aβ (x)y β .

Under this correspondence, we have d(J) = d(α, β). Further, for all k-subspaces N ⊂ S ⊂ M which lie in a fixed Schubert cell CJ , the quotient M/N has the same type λ ∼ β. Therefore, only those Schubert cells so that M/N has type ν contribute to the count and we obtain precisely the claimed formula. 1 Hall algebras via groupoids 2-pullbacks Let C be a category. Consider a diagram /Zo X Y in C and assume that the pullback X ×Z Y exists. From the universal property of pullbacks, we deduce: (A) An isomorphism / X Zo ∼ = / X Y ∼ = Z o ∼ = Y of diagrams in C induces an isomorphism of pullbacks ∼ = X ×Z Y −→ X ×Z Y .