Topology Seminar: Omar Antolín Camarena

  • Date: 03/02/2016
  • Time: 15:15
Omar Antolín Camarena, University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia


How to get a Calculus named after you


Anyone can have a theorem but only a select few mathematicians have a Calculus named after them! One such is Tom Goodwillie who constructed a theory analogous to differential calculus for functors from spaces to spaces. I will give an introduction to the Goodwillie Calculus and explain why the identity functor has such an interesting "Taylor series."

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Location: ESB 4133