The Kervaire invariant and surgery theory [chapter]

Edgar H. Brown
Princeton University Press eBook Package 2014  
We give an expository account of the development of the Kervaire invariant and its generalizations with emphasis on its applications to surgery and, in particular, to the existence of stably parallelizable manifolds with Kervaire invariant one.
doi:10.1515/9781400865192-008 fatcat:zdslxycrnjgezbfexgnsi45524