Towards the homology of hurwitz spaces

Steven Diaz, Dan Edidin

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The purpose of this paper is to construct a complex which computes the homology of Hurwitz spaces of branched covers of P1. We also compute some of the low dimensional homology groups of a compactification of the Hurwitz space, and report on computer calculations performed in specific examples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)66-98
Number of pages33
JournalJournal of Differential Geometry
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analysis
  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Geometry and Topology


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