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A nondesuspension theorem for stunted real projective spaces

Authors: Donald M. Davis and Mark Mahowald
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 71 (1978), 143-146
MSC: Primary 55G25; Secondary 55G05
MathSciNet review: 0474300
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Abstract: For certain stunted projective spaces P and positive integers n, it is shown that P cannot be homotopy equivalent to the n-fold suspension of some other complex.

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Keywords: Suspension, projective space, geometric dimension, Adams operations
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