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What in the world are spectra? Examples of spectra March 18, 2019 (04:00 PM PDT - 05:30 PM PDT)
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Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Speaker(s) Hiro Tanaka (Texas State University)
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Last time we saw the definition of spectra and saw Eilenberg-Maclane spectra. This time we'll discuss more examples. Depending on the path we take we'll see all or some of: Dold-Kan (how to think of any chain complex as a spectrum), the sphere spectrum and suspension spectra, the meaning of shifting, and if we go way too fast, we'll start talking about smash products more systematically.

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