TABLE OF CONTENTS
Abstract ix
Preface xi
Overview 1
Part I. Algebraic Preliminaries: Gap Sheaves and Vogel Cycles
Chapter 0. Introduction 3
Chapter 1. Gap Sheaves 4
Chapter 2. Gap Cycles and Vogel Cycles 8
Chapter 3. The Le-Iomdine-Vogel Formulas 27
Chapter 4. Summary of Part I 34
Part II. Le Cycles and Hypersurface Singularities
Introduction 37
Chapter 1. Definitions and Basic Properties 44
Chapter 2. Elementary Examples 65
Chapter 3. A Handle Decomposition of the Milnor Fibre 71
Chapter 4. Generalized Le-Iomdine Formulas 75
Chapter 5. Le Numbers and Hyperplane Arrangements 91
Chapter 6. Thorn's a/ Condition 97
Chapter 7. Aligned Singularities 103
Chapter 8. Suspending Singularities 109
Chapter 9. Constancy of the Milnor Fibrations 114
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