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Operads in algebraic topology

Connections for Women: Algebraic Topology January 23, 2014 - January 24, 2014

January 23, 2014 (09:15 AM PST - 10:15 AM PST)
Speaker(s): Kathryn Hess (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Primary Mathematics Subject Classification No Primary AMS MSC
Secondary Mathematics Subject Classification No Secondary AMS MSC


I will define operads and modules over operads, in the context of both chain complexes and topological spaces. I will then describe a number of important examples of these structures arising in algebraic topology and explain their significance and utility.

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