Sylvain Cappell

Silver Professor; Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D. 1969 (mathematics), Princeton; B.A. (summa cum laude) 1966 (mathematics), Columbia.

Area of Interests: Algebraic and geometric topology, and symplectic, algebraic geometry.

Office Address: 251 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012

Phone: 212-998-3281

Fax: 212-995-4121

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A symplectic geometry approach to generalized Casson's invariants of 3-manifolds, with R. Lee and E. Miller. Bulletin of the AMS, 22. 1990. 269-275.

Classification de certain espaces stratifies, with S. Weinberger. Comptes Rendus Acad. Sci. Paris, 313. 1991. 399-401.

Singular spaces, characteristic classes, and intersection homology, with J. Shaneson. Annals of Math. 134. 1991. 325-374.

Stratifiable maps and topological invariants, with J. Shaneson. J. American Mathematical Society, 4. 1991. 521-551.

Submanifolds of small codimension. Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians at Helsinki, Finland. 1978. 445-462.
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