Combinatorics Seminar 2015


Speaker: Mingcong Zeng (曾明聪), University of Rochester

Date: Wed, Jan 13, 2016

Time: 14:00 - 15:00

Venue: Room 1106

Title: Stable homotopy groups of spheres

Abstract:

This talk is about the stable homotopy groups of spheres from the very beginning and in a more computational point of view. I will try to explain why this subject is interesting and how people in different periods use different tools to attack this problem. If time is enough, I will talk a bit about some recent developments, especially the development of equivariant stable homotopy theory and how it helps us to understand the long standing topic.

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