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Topology Seminar

Tue., Oct. 19, 2021 3:00 p.m.

Location: Live Stream

Speaker: Martin Frankland, University of Regina

Title: S-modules and structured ring spectra

Zoom: https://uregina-ca.zoom.us/j/99127226830?pwd=bnFQR1R3UUdyWUxqSS9JMExMRlZwZz09

Abstract:  

Using the linear isometries operad, I will sketch the construction of L-spectra and S-modules, a model for stable homotopy theory with a well-behaved smash product. One salient feature is that S-algebras and commutative S-algebras model A_{infinity} ring spectra and E_{infinity} ring spectra, respectively.