Adams Memorial Symposium on Algebraic Topology: Volume 1 by Nigel Ray,Grant Walker

By Nigel Ray,Grant Walker

J. Frank Adams had a profound effect on algebraic topology, and his works proceed to form its improvement. The foreign Symposium on Algebraic Topology held in Manchester in the course of July 1990 used to be devoted to his reminiscence, and nearly the entire world's prime specialists took half. This quantity paintings constitutes the lawsuits of the symposium; the articles contained right here diversity from overviews to experiences of labor nonetheless in growth, in addition to a survey and whole bibliography of Adams' personal paintings. those complaints shape a massive compendium of present study in algebraic topology, and person who demonstrates the intensity of Adams' many contributions to the topic. right here within the first quantity the subject matter is especially risky homotopy conception, homological and specific algebra. the second one quantity is orientated in the direction of reliable homotopy conception, the Steenrod algebra and the Adams spectral sequence.

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