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About the Euler-Poincaré Characteristic of Semi-Algebraic Sets Defined with Two Inequalities
IMR, Université de Rennes 1
Campus de Beaulieu
35042 Rennes — France

Received: February 20, 2000
Revised: October 24, 2000


We express the Euler-Poincaré characteristic of a semi-algebraic set, which is the intersection of a non-singular complete intersection with two polynomial inequalities, in terms of the signatures of appropriate bilinear symmetric forms.

2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: 14P10, 14P25.