Hebrew University
 
Amitsur Algebra Seminar
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Time: Thursday, April 11, 12:00-13:15
 
Place: math 209
 
Title: Manifold Calculus for Spaces
 
Speaker: Cary Malkiewich (Stanford) 
 
Abstract: We will describe how to generalize the "embedding
calculus"  of Weiss and Goodwillie, from functors on
manifolds and embeddings to functors on all spaces. The
universal n-excisive approximation can be described as a
homotopy Kan extension, and given very explicitly. We'll
also cover an application of this theory to string topology,
which answers a question posed by Ralph Cohen.
 
You are cordially invited!
 
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Technion Math Net-2 (TECHMATH2)
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