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Realizing families of Landweber exact homology theories

Paul G Goerss

Geometry & Topology Monographs 16 (2009) 49–78

DOI: 10.2140/gtm.2009.16.49

arXiv: 0905.1319

Abstract

I discuss the problem of realizing families of complex orientable homology theories as families of E–ring spectra, including a recent result of Jacob Lurie emphasizing the role of p–divisible groups.

Keywords

elliptic curves, formal groups, derived algebraic geometry

Mathematical Subject Classification

Primary: 55N22

Secondary: 14H10, 55N34

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Received: 30 October 2008
Accepted: 10 November 2008
Published: 16 June 2009

Authors
Paul G Goerss
Department of Mathematics
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208
USA
http://www.math.northwestern.edu/~pgoerss