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Topology of polynomial mappings and Thom polynomials

Grant number: 20/14442-9
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2021
Effective date (End): March 31, 2025
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Mathematics - Geometry and Topology
Principal Investigator:Nivaldo de Góes Grulha Júnior
Grantee:João Vítor Pissolato
Host Institution: Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:19/21181-0 - New frontiers in Singularity Theory, AP.TEM
Associated scholarship(s):23/03086-5 - Characteristic classes and Thom polynomials in counting singularities, BE.EP.DR


The study of characteristic classes of singular varieties is a current theme and has been widely used in various areas of Science. The purpose of this project is to study Schwartz-MacPherson classes through the means of the Classical Singularity Theory. The central approach of the project is the use of Thom's polynomials, which will provide an appropriate set of tools for the development of questions that generalize classical enumerative problems in Singularity Theory. (AU)

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