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UC Berkeley Topology Seminar: Introductory Talk: Fixed points, homotopy fixed points, and all that... May 07, 2014 (02:00 PM PDT - 03:00 PM PDT)
Location: 740 Evans Hall
Speaker(s) Jesper Grodal (University of Copenhagen)
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Many deep results in homotopy theory build around comparing fixed points and homotopy fixed points. I'll try to give a quick "best of" tour of some highlights from the last thirty+ years: The Segal conjecture, the Sullivan conjecture, etc, theorems so fundamental that they retain the name "conjecture" as a honorary title, long after their proof...

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