nLab Edgar Brown

Edgar H. Brown

(1926 - 2021)

Selected writings

Introducing twisted tensor products:

On Whitehead-generalized cohomology theories, homotopy theory (localization and homotopy categories) and proving the Brown representability theorem

On the integral cohomology of the classifying spaces of rotation groups:

  • Edgar H. Brown, The cohomology of BSO nB SO_n and BO nBO_n with integer coefficients, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society Vol. 85, No. 2 (Jun., 1982), pp. 283-288 (jstor:2044298)

On rational homotopy theory, the fundamental theorem of dg-algebraic rational homotopy theory and its generalization both to Borel-equivariant rational homotopy theory (for covering spaces of non-nilpotent spaces) and to real homotopy theory (using continuous real cohomology and topological dgc-algebras):

based on (including discussion of globally Kan fibrant topological simplicial groups):

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