bio | website | math.uchicago.edu/~may |
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location | US | |
age | 74 | |
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At the University of Chicago since 1967.
Mainly known as an algebraic topologist.
Jul 12 |
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Why localize spaces with respect to homology?
``What we really care about?" Mike, that depends on whether or not one is interested in applications and calculations. |
Jul 10 |
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Why localize spaces with respect to homology?
Also, I would like to emphasize Craig's point. It is not that things are simpler but that there are new phenomena invisible before localization. Adams already was well aware of this. He implicitly proved that localizations of spheres at odd primes are H-spaces in a 1960 paper, and by the time of the notes he of course understood the role of localization in that statement. |
Jul 10 |
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Why localize spaces with respect to homology?
Not from the text of the notes, but Frank was then visiting me at Chicago, and I can attest that not so far back in his mind was thinking about periodic localizations and periodicity phenomena in the stable homotopy groups of spheres, which he had been thinking about since 1960 or so. |
Jul 8 |
awarded | Nice Answer |
Jul 8 |
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Why localize spaces with respect to homology?
Thanks Vidit. Teach me privately how to do that, please. |
Jul 8 |
answered | Why localize spaces with respect to homology? |
Jul 4 |
awarded | Nice Answer |
Jun 8 |
answered | What (if anything) unifies stable homotopy theory and Grothendieck's six functors formalism? |
May 31 |
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Finite complexes whose homotopy groups are not “finitely generated”
Mark, why do you believe the generating hypothesis is true |
May 9 |
awarded | stable-homotopy |
May 9 |
answered | When was the word “stable” first used to describe stable homotopy theory? |
May 1 |
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Second Quadrant Spectral Sequence
Take a look at Boardman's article ``Conditionally convergent spectral sequences''. |
Apr 29 |
answered | Where is simpleness used in the proof of existence of Postnikov towers of principal fibrations? |
Apr 26 |
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“abstract” description of geometric fixed points functor
I answered in an edit. |
Apr 26 |
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“abstract” description of geometric fixed points functor
More math |
Apr 25 |
answered | “abstract” description of geometric fixed points functor |
Apr 22 |
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Stable homotopy of spheres non-locally
Greenlees and I discovered some tantalizing and still unexplored indications of such connections using topological Amitsur-Dress-Tate cohomology in our Memoir ``Generalized Tate cohomology. See Examples 24.17 there. |
Apr 16 |
awarded | Enlightened |
Apr 7 |
awarded | Necromancer |
Apr 7 |
answered | Infinite loop of a p-completed specta vs p-completion of infinite loop of the spectra |