Chern classes and generators

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We give a simple proof for the fact that certain algebra generators of the mod 2 cohomology of classifying spaces of exceptional Lie groups are given by Chern classes and Stiefel-Whitney classes of certain representations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-23
Number of pages3
JournalProceedings of the Japan Academy Series A: Mathematical Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jan


  • Characteristic class
  • Classifying space
  • Exceptional lie group

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics


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