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2004 A functorial approach to differential characters
Paul Turner
Algebr. Geom. Topol. 4(1): 81-93 (2004). DOI: 10.2140/agt.2004.4.81

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We describe Cheeger–Simons differential characters in terms of a variant of Turaev’s homotopy quantum field theories based on chains in a smooth manifold X.

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Paul Turner. "A functorial approach to differential characters." Algebr. Geom. Topol. 4 (1) 81 - 93, 2004. https://doi.org/10.2140/agt.2004.4.81

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Received: 6 February 2003; Accepted: 20 May 2003; Published: 2004
First available in Project Euclid: 21 December 2017

zbMATH: 1058.57024
MathSciNet: MR2031913
Digital Object Identifier: 10.2140/agt.2004.4.81

Subjects:
Primary: 57R56
Secondary: 53C05, 58A10, 81T15

Rights: Copyright © 2004 Mathematical Sciences Publishers

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