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Prospects in Topology (AM-138), Volume 138 Proceedings of a Conference in Honor of William Browder. (AM-138) by Frank Quinn
  

Prospects in Topology (AM-138), Volume 138 Proceedings of a Conference in Honor of William Browder. (AM-138)

Part of the Annals of Mathematics Studies Series

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Prospects in Topology (AM-138), Volume 138 Proceedings of a Conference in Honor of William Browder. (AM-138) by Frank Quinn

This collection brings together influential papers by mathematicians exploring the research frontiers of topology, one of the most important developments of modern mathematics. The papers cover a wide range of topological specialties, including tools for the analysis of group actions on manifolds, calculations of algebraic K-theory, a result on analytic structures on Lie group actions, a presentation of the significance of Dirac operators in smoothing theory, a discussion of the stable topology of 4-manifolds, an answer to the famous question about symmetries of simply connected manifolds, and a fresh perspective on the topological classification of linear transformations. The contributors include A. Adem, A. H. Assadi, M. Bokstedt, S. E. Cappell, R. Charney, M. W. Davis, P. J. Eccles, M. H. Freedman, I. Hambleton, J. C. Hausmann, S. Illman, G. Katz, M. Kreck, W. Luck, I. Madsen, R. J. Milgram, J. Morava, E. K. Pedersen, V. Puppe, F. Quinn, A. Ranicki, J. L. Shaneson, D. Sullivan, P. Teichner, Z. Wang, and S. Weinberger.

About the Author

Frank Quinn is University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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Publication date

11th December 1995

Author

Frank Quinn

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Publisher

Princeton University Press

Format

Paperback
340 pages

Categories

Geometry
Topology

ISBN

9780691027289

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