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Conference on Algebraic Topology in Honor of Peter Hilton
Edited by: Renzo Piccinini and Denis Sjerve

Contemporary Mathematics
1985; 161 pp; softcover
Volume: 37
ISBN-10: 0-8218-5036-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-8218-5036-7
List Price: US$40
Member Price: US$32
Order Code: CONM/37
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This book, which is the proceedings of a conference held at Memorial University of Newfoundland, August 1983, contains 18 papers in algebraic topology and homological algebra by collaborators and associates of Peter Hilton. It is dedicated to Hilton on the occasion of his 60th birthday. The various topics covered are homotopy theory, \(H\)-spaces, group cohomology, localization, classifying spaces, and Eckmann-Hilton duality.

Students and researchers in algebraic topology will gain an appreciation for Hilton's impact upon mathematics from reading this book.

Table of Contents

  • J. F. Adams -- The fundamental representations of \(E_8\)
  • I. Berstein -- On covering spaces and Lie group actions
  • A. K. Bousfield -- On the homotopy classification of \(K\)-theoretic spectra and infinite loop spaces
  • W. Browder -- \(S^1\)-actions on open manifolds
  • F. R. Cohen -- An analogue of "Hopf invariant one"
  • W. G. Dwyer and D. M. Kan -- Reducing equivariant homotopy theory to the theory of fibrations
  • B. Eckmann -- Surface groups and Poincaré duality
  • L. Evens and S. Priddy -- The cohomology of the semi-dihedral group
  • R. Kane -- Finite \(H\)-spaces and the \(U(M)\) property
  • K. Y. Lam -- On stable Hopf invariant one elements in \(RP^\infty\)
  • C. A. McGibbon and J. A. Neisendorfer -- Various applications of Haynes Miller's theorem
  • I. Madsen and J.-A. Svensson -- Induction in unstable equivariant homotopy theory and non-invariance of Whitehead torsion
  • M. Mahowald -- Lin's theorem and the \(EHP\) sequence
  • J. P. May -- Stable maps between classifying spaces
  • J. Roitberg -- Residually finite, Hopfian and co-Hopfian spaces
  • V. Snaith -- On the classifying spaces of Galois groups
  • J. Stasheff -- Hilton-Eckmann duality revisited
  • K. Varadarajan -- Projective and free approximations
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