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The Čech Centennial: A Conference on Homotopy Theory
Edited by: Mila Cenkl and Haynes Miller

Contemporary Mathematics
1995; 422 pp; softcover
Volume: 181
ISBN-10: 0-8218-0296-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-0296-0
List Price: US$80
Member Price: US$64
Order Code: CONM/181
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This book contains the refereed proceedings of the Čech Centennial Homotopy Theory Conference, organized to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Eduard Čech and held at Northeastern University in June 1993. Focusing on the theme of stable and unstable homotopy theory, the conference attracted more than one hundred mathematicians from around the world. With recent results by some of the leaders in the field, this book will provide readers with a look at important directions in current research in homotopy theory.


Research mathematicians.

Table of Contents

  • M. Arkowitz and G. Lupton -- On finiteness of subgroups of self-homotopy equivalences
  • D. Blanc and R. D. Thompson -- \(M\)-equivalences and homotopy colimits
  • C. Casacuberta -- Anderson localization from a modern point of view
  • D. C. Cohen and A. I. Suciu -- The Chen groups of the pure braid group
  • F. R. Cohen and J. Wu -- A remark on the homotopy groups of \(\Sigma ^n{\mathbb R}P^2\)
  • E. S. Devinatz -- Morava's change of rings theorem
  • W. G. Dwyer and C. W. Wilkerson -- The center of a \(p\)-compact group
  • E. D. Farjoun -- Cellular inequalities
  • V. Giambalvo and F. P. Peterson -- On the height of \(Sq^{2^n}\)
  • P. G. Goerss -- Homotopy fixed points for Galois groups
  • M. Hovey -- Bousfield localization functors and Hopkins' chromatic splitting conjecture
  • J. R. Hunton -- The Boardman homomorphism
  • S. Jackowski, J. McClure, and B. Oliver -- Maps between classifying spaces revisited
  • S. O. Kochman and M. E. Mahowald -- On the computation of stable stems
  • P. S. Landweber, D. C. Ravenel, and R. E. Stong -- Periodic cohomology theories defined by elliptic curves
  • L. Langsetmo and R. D. Thompson -- Some applications of \(K(1)_\ast W(n)\)
  • R. Levi -- A comparison criterion for certain loop spaces
  • J. M. Møller -- Completely reducible \(p\)-compact groups
  • J. A. Neisendorfer -- Localization and connected covers of finite complexes
  • D. C. Ravenel -- Some variations on the telescope conjecture
  • J. Rosenberg and S. Stolz -- A "stable" version of the Gromov-Lawson conjecture
  • K. Xu -- A note on atomic spectra
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