Exotic stabilization maps for configuration spaces
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Monday 21 February 2022

Jeremy Miller (Purdue University)Exotic stabilization maps for configuration spaces

In classical homological stability, one considers families of spaces Xn and maps Xn → Xn+1 that induce isomorphisms in homology in a range increasing with n. Recently, there have been many new stability results involving families of spaces without obvious maps between them. I will talk about a new perspective on how to construct such maps in the case of configuration spaces. Factorization homology and Ek-cells will be the key tools.

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