Topology Seminar: Bernhard Hanke

  • Date: 09/11/2013
  • Time: 15:15
Bernhard Hanke, University of Augsburg

University of British Columbia


A well known conjecture in the theory of transformation groups states that if p is a prime and (Z/p)^r acts freely on a product of k spheres, then r ≤ k. We prove this assertion if p is large compared to the dimension of the product of spheres. The argument builds on tame homotopy theory for non-simply connected spaces.

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Location: ESB 4133