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Homological Stability

Women in Topology November 29, 2017 - December 01, 2017

November 30, 2017 (02:15 PM PST - 02:45 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Nathalie Wahl (University of Copenhagen)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • Homology of groups

  • homological stability

  • E_2 and E_infty-algebras

Primary Mathematics Subject Classification
Secondary Mathematics Subject Classification No Secondary AMS MSC



Families of groups such as symmetric groups or general linear groups, and
families of spaces such as con guration spaces or certain moduli spaces of manifolds,
display a stability phenomenon in their homology. I'll describe this phenomenon and give an idea about how such theorems are proved.

Reading List:

First three sections of
 O. Randall-Willliams and N. Wahl, \Homological stability for autormorphism
groups", Advances in Mathematics, Vol. 318 (2017), pp. 534 - 626.

30208?type=thumb Wahl Notes 174 KB application/pdf Download
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