nLab Alex Heller

Alex Heller, (born on July 9, 1925, died January 31, 2008), was professor of mathematics at the Graduate School and University Center, CUNY in New York. He was a PhD student of Sammy Eilenberg and made some very important contributions to homotopy theory and to category theory.


A complete MathSciNet listing of his publications is given here in pdf-format and in bibtex-format. Some selected papers of direct relevance to the themes of the nLab are listed below.

  • Alex Heller, Homotopy resolutions of semi-simplicial complexes,Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 80 (1955), 299-344, (available here.

  • Alex Heller, On the representability of homotopy functors J. London Math. Soc. (2) 23 (1981), no. 3, 551–562

  • Alex Heller, Homotopy theories , Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 71, No 383 (1988).

  • Alex Heller, Stable homotopy theories and stabilization , MR

  • Alex Heller, Robert A Di Paola, Dominical categories: recursion theory without elements, J. Symbolic Logic 52 (1987), no. 3, 594-635.

  • Alex Heller, Stable homotopy categories, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 74 (1968) 28-63

  • Alex Heller, On stochastic processes derived from Markov chains Ann. Math. Statist. 36 (1965) 1286-1291

  • Alex Heller, The loop-space functor in homological algebra, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 96 1960 382-394

  • Alex Heller, Homological algebra in abelian categories, Ann. of Math. (2) 68 1958 484-525

  • Alex Heller, Relative homotopy, J. London Math. Soc. (2) 44 (1991), no. 3, 537-552.

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