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The work of Fred Cohen

Ran Levi

Geometry & Topology Monographs 13 (2008) 529–546

DOI: 10.2140/gtm.2008.13.529

arXiv: 0904.1315

Abstract

This paper gives an overview of Fred Cohen’s work and is a summary of the talk which I gave during his 60th birthday conference, held at the University of Tokyo in July 2005.

Keywords

configuration space, braid group, exponents in homotopy theory, mapping class groups, combinatorial group theory, classifying spaces

Mathematical Subject Classification

Primary: 55P99, 55R80

Secondary: 20F05, 20F36, 55P42

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Received: 30 November 2008
Accepted: 5 December 2008
Published: 7 April 2009

Authors
Ran Levi
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Aberdeen
Meston Building 339
Aberdeen AB24 3UE
UK