Journal of Singularities
volume 5 (2012), 19-32
Proceedings of the International Conference on Singularity Theory and Applications, Hefei, China, July 25-31, 2011
Received 6 January 2012. Received in revised form 20 April 2012.
The Chern class of the sheaf of logarithmic derivations along a simple normal crossing divisor equals the Chern-Schwartz-MacPherson class of the complement of the divisor. We extend this equality to more general divisors, which are locally analytically isomorphic to free hyperplane arrangements.
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