bio | website | math.uchicago.edu/~may |
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location | US | |
age | 75 | |
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At the University of Chicago since 1967.
Mainly known as an algebraic topologist.
Jun 28 |
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“To operate the machine, it is not necessary to raise the bonnet.”
Tom, yes it is, and Vidit is referring to the Math Review of Frank's book. |
Jun 28 |
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“To operate the machine, it is not necessary to raise the bonnet.”
Vidit, that isn't a capital M meant is it? I'm sure I heard Frank say that quote in a talk, but I can't remember when or where. I also couldn't find it in his "Infinite loop spaces", but that sure is still enjoyable reading. Let me just recommend it. |
Jun 15 |
awarded | Enlightened |
Jun 15 |
awarded | Nice Answer |
Jun 13 |
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Tensor products over operads and bar constructions
Hey, slow down and look at the "bar construction'' in the cited reference: O is a monad acting on the left on an algebra (or more generally on a functor out of some domain category) and on the right on a functor (such as the n-fold suspension when O is the little n-cubes operad). I assume right module is meant in the sense of Fresse's book ``Modules over operads and functors'', but I don't see that as a functor with a right action by the monad O, so I don't see what bar construction you have in mind. |
Jun 10 |
answered | configuration space and iterated loop space |
Jun 9 |
awarded | Nice Answer |
Jun 3 |
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What are algebras for the little n-balls/n-cubes/n-something operads exactly?
Intuition here is fine, but what, precisely, do you mean by an "E_n operad" in a general context. I know precisely what we mean in topology (or differential graded module) contexts. |
May 29 |
answered | Reference for an unbiased definition of a symmetric monoidal category |
May 14 |
answered | Is there a (satisfying) proof that cellular cohomology is isomorphic to simplicial cohomology that doesn't use relative cohomlogy? |
May 13 |
awarded | Enlightened |
May 13 |
awarded | Nice Answer |
May 2 |
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Identifying a Hopf algebra cohomology theory
It seems to me that the natural action, under which you would be looking at a cobar construction, would just come from the diagonal on the left most tensor factor H. |
May 1 |
answered | Identifying a Hopf algebra cohomology theory |
May 1 |
awarded | Enlightened |
Apr 30 |
awarded | Guru |
Apr 30 |
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Dyer-Lashof operations and the homology of GL_n
Here is a complementary and earlier reference: Stanley O. Kochman. Homology of the classical groups over the Dyer-Lashof algebra. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 185 (1973), 83-136. |
Apr 29 |
awarded | Good Answer |
Apr 29 |
answered | Classifying space of a colimit of topological categories |
Apr 29 |
awarded | Nice Answer |