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Université de Strasbourg
Fri 3 Jun 2016, 11:00am
Topology and related seminars
ESB 4133 (PIMS Lounge)
Some group cohomology calculations in stable homotopy theory
ESB 4133 (PIMS Lounge)
Fri 3 Jun 2016, 11:00am-12:00pm


 The cohomology of certain p-adic Lie groups plays a central role in chromatic homotopy theory. In this talk I will discuss these groups and discuss some of their elementary group theoretical structure.  Then I will explain some recent group cohomology calculations relevant for stable homotopy theory. In particular I will highlight the result of some highly non-trivial calculation resulting in a surprising isomorphism which cries out for a conceptual explanation.

Note for Attendees

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