A characteristic class of a complex bundle , equal to
where is the multiplicative sequence corresponding to the power series and are the Chern classes (cf. Chern class).
Introduced by J. Todd .
|||J. Todd, "The arithmetical theory of algebraic loci" Proc. London Math. Soc. , 43 (1937) pp. 190–225|
|||F. Hirzebruch, "Topological methods in algebraic geometry" , Springer (1978) (Translated from German) MR1335917 MR0202713 Zbl 0376.14001|
Cf. Characteristic class for the notion of a multiplicative sequence.
Todd class. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Todd_class&oldid=23996