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Categorical homotopy theory
 Homology, Homotopy Appl
"... This paper is an exposition of the ideas and methods of Cisinksi, in the context of Apresheaves on a small ..."
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This paper is an exposition of the ideas and methods of Cisinksi, in the context of Apresheaves on a small
Embeddings from the point of view of immersion theory: Part I
, 1999
"... Let M and N be smooth manifolds without boundary. Immersion theory suggests that an understanding of the space of smooth embeddings emb(M,N) should come from an analysis of the cofunctor V ↦ → emb(V,N) from the poset O of open subsets of M to spaces. We therefore abstract some of the properties of t ..."
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Let M and N be smooth manifolds without boundary. Immersion theory suggests that an understanding of the space of smooth embeddings emb(M,N) should come from an analysis of the cofunctor V ↦ → emb(V,N) from the poset O of open subsets of M to spaces. We therefore abstract some of the properties of this cofunctor, and develop a suitable calculus of such cofunctors, Goodwillie style, with Taylor series and so on. The terms of the Taylor series for the cofunctor V ↦ → emb(V,N) are explicitly determined. In a sequel to this paper, we introduce the concept of an analytic cofunctor from O to spaces, and show that the Taylor series of an analytic cofunctor F converges to F. Deep excision theorems due to Goodwillie and Goodwillie–Klein imply that the cofunctor V ↦ → emb(V,N) is analytic when dim(N) − dim(M) ≥ 3.
Combinatorial model categories have presentations
 Adv. in Math. 164
, 2001
"... Abstract. We show that every combinatorial model category is Quillen equivalent to a localization of a diagram category (where ‘diagram category’ means diagrams of simplicial sets). This says that every combinatorial model ..."
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Abstract. We show that every combinatorial model category is Quillen equivalent to a localization of a diagram category (where ‘diagram category’ means diagrams of simplicial sets). This says that every combinatorial model
Spaces over a Category and Assembly Maps in Isomorphism Conjectures in Kand LTheory
"... : We give a unified approach to the Isomorphism Conjecture of Farrell and Jones on the algebraic K and Ltheory of integral group rings and to the BaumConnes Conjecture on the topological Ktheory of reduced group C algebras. The approach is through spectra over the orbit category of a discrete ..."
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: We give a unified approach to the Isomorphism Conjecture of Farrell and Jones on the algebraic K and Ltheory of integral group rings and to the BaumConnes Conjecture on the topological Ktheory of reduced group C algebras. The approach is through spectra over the orbit category of a discrete group G. We give several points of view on the assembly map for a family of subgroups and describe such assembly maps by a universal property generalizing the results of Weiss and Williams to the equivariant setting. The main tools are spaces and spectra over a category and the study of the associated generalized homology and cohomology theories and homotopy limits. Key words: Algebraic K and Ltheory, BaumConnes Conjecture, assembly maps, spaces and spectra over a category AMSclassification number: 57 Glen Bredon [5] introduced the orbit category Or(G) of a group G. Objects are homogeneous spaces G=H, considered as left Gsets, and morphisms are Gmaps. This is a useful construct for o...
Universal homotopy theories
 Adv. Math
"... Abstract. Begin with a small category C. The goal of this short note is to point out that there is such a thing as a ‘universal model category built from C’. We describe applications of this to the study of homotopy colimits, the DwyerKan theory of framings, to sheaf theory, and to the homotopy the ..."
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Abstract. Begin with a small category C. The goal of this short note is to point out that there is such a thing as a ‘universal model category built from C’. We describe applications of this to the study of homotopy colimits, the DwyerKan theory of framings, to sheaf theory, and to the homotopy theory of schemes. Contents
The homotopy theory of fusion systems
"... The main goal of this paper is to identify and study a certain class of spaces which in many ways behave like pcompleted classifying spaces of finite groups. These spaces occur as the “classifying spaces ” of certain algebraic objects, which we call plocal finite groups. A plocal finite group con ..."
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The main goal of this paper is to identify and study a certain class of spaces which in many ways behave like pcompleted classifying spaces of finite groups. These spaces occur as the “classifying spaces ” of certain algebraic objects, which we call plocal finite groups. A plocal finite group consists, roughly speaking, of a finite pgroup S and fusion data on subgroups of S, encoded in a way explained below. Our starting point is our earlier paper [BLO] on pcompleted classifying spaces of finite groups, together with the axiomatic treatment by Lluís Puig [Pu], [Pu2] of systems of fusion among subgroups of a given pgroup. The pcompletion of a space X is a space X ∧ p which isolates the properties of X at the prime p, and more precisely the properties which determine its mod p cohomology. For example, a map of spaces X f −− → Y induces a homotopy equivalence
Centers And Finite Coverings Of Finite Loop Spaces
, 1994
"... The homotopy theoretic analogue of a compact Lie group is a pompact group, i.e a space X with finite modp cohomology and an loop structure given by an equivalence of the form X '\Omega BX. The `classifying space' BX has to be a pcomplete space. We are concerned with the notions of centers an ..."
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The homotopy theoretic analogue of a compact Lie group is a pompact group, i.e a space X with finite modp cohomology and an loop structure given by an equivalence of the form X '\Omega BX. The `classifying space' BX has to be a pcomplete space. We are concerned with the notions of centers and finite coverings of connected pcompact groups. In particular , we prove in this category two well known results for compact Lie groups; namely that the center of a connected pcompact group is finite iff the fundamental group is finite and that every connected pcompact group has a finite covering which is a product of a simply connected pcompact group and a torus. The latter statement also translates to connected finite loop spaces.
Combinatorial descriptions of the homotopy groups of certain spaces
 Math. Proc. Camb. Philos. Soc
"... Abstract. We give a combinatorial description of homotopy groups of ΣK(π, 1). In particular, all of the homotopy groups of the 3sphere are combinatorially given. 1. ..."
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Abstract. We give a combinatorial description of homotopy groups of ΣK(π, 1). In particular, all of the homotopy groups of the 3sphere are combinatorially given. 1.
Operads and knot spaces
 J. Amer. Math. Soc
"... Let Em denote the space of embeddings of the interval I = [−1, 1] in the cube I m with endpoints and tangent vectors at those endpoints fixed on opposite faces of the cube, equipped with a homotopy through immersions to the unknot – see Definition 5.1. By Proposition 5.17, Em is homotopy equivalent ..."
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Let Em denote the space of embeddings of the interval I = [−1, 1] in the cube I m with endpoints and tangent vectors at those endpoints fixed on opposite faces of the cube, equipped with a homotopy through immersions to the unknot – see Definition 5.1. By Proposition 5.17, Em is homotopy equivalent to Emb(I, I m) × ΩImm(I, I m). In [28], McClure and Smith define a cosimplicial object O • associated