# L-genus

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

A characteristic number corresponding to the Hirzebruch $L$-class (see Pontryagin class).

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[a1] | F. Hirzebruch, "Topological methods in algebraic geometry" , Springer (1978) (Translated from German) MR1335917 MR0202713 Zbl 0376.14001 |

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This article was adapted from an original article by A.F. Kharshiladze (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article