Henri Cartan

Henri Cartan (son of Élie Joseph Cartan) was a French mathematician, one of the founders of modern homological algebra (including aparatus of spectral sequences), complex analytic geometry (several complex variables), sheaf theory, cohomology theory.

Selected writings

On Cartan calculus and equivariant de Rham cohomology (Cartan's magic formula, Cartan's map, …):

On fiber bundles, principal bundles and introducing Chern-Weil theory:

On homological algebra:

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