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1. CMB 2009 (vol 52 pp. 175)
Connections on a Parabolic Principal Bundle, II In \emph{Connections on a parabolic principal bundle over a curve, I}
we defined connections on a parabolic
principal bundle. While connections on usual principal bundles are
defined as splittings of the Atiyah exact sequence, it was noted in
the above article that the Atiyah exact sequence does not generalize to
the parabolic principal bundles.
Here we show that a twisted version
of the Atiyah exact sequence generalizes to the context of
parabolic principal bundles. For usual principal bundles, giving a
splitting of this twisted Atiyah exact sequence is equivalent
to giving a splitting of the Atiyah exact sequence. Connections on
a parabolic principal bundle can be defined using the
generalization of the twisted Atiyah exact sequence.
Keywords:Parabolic bundle, Atiyah exact sequence, connection Categories:32L05, 14F05 |
2. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 310)
Relative Homotopy in Relational Structures The homotopy groups of a finite partially ordered set (poset) can be
described entirely in the context of posets, as shown in a paper by
B. Larose and C. Tardif.
In this paper we describe the relative version of such a
homotopy theory, for pairs $(X,A)$ where $X$ is a poset and $A$ is a
subposet of $X$. We also prove some theorems on the relevant version
of the notion of weak homotopy equivalences for maps of pairs of such
objects. We work in the category of reflexive binary relational
structures which contains the posets as in the work of Larose and
Tardif.
Keywords:binary reflexive relational structure, relative homotopy group, exact sequence, locally finite space, weak homotopy equivalence Categories:55Q05, 54A05;, 18B30 |