[ALGTOP-L] torsion bounds for homology of finite simplicial complexes

John Palmieri palmieri at math.washington.edu
Fri Jan 23 15:05:47 EST 2009

Are there any theorems of the following form (or anything similar)?

If K is a simplicial complex with n vertices, then H_*(K) has no
p-torsion for all p > f(n) (where f is some function, explicitly

I would be interested in anything like this, even if it's pretty crude.


John H. Palmieri
Associate Professor of Mathematics      University of Washington
Box 354350, Seattle, WA 98195-4350      palmieri at math.washington.edu

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