Carles Broto: Local aspects of groups and loop spaces

Carles Broto, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Time: Wed 2011-05-11 16.00

Location: Room 3721, Department of Mathematics, KTH, Lindstedtsvägen 25, 7th floor

Lie groups are ubiquitous objects in mathematics. We will review the approach to Lie groups from the homotopy theorist point of view. We will discuss the local structure of finite loop spaces and some new interactions of algebra and topology.