Euler class and Topological Invariants


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Oct17-10, 06:11 AM
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The Euler class of the tangent bundle of a compact smooth manifold integrates to the Euler characteristic of the manifold. Are there other bundles over a smooth manifold whose Euler class integrates to a different topological invariant?
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