nLab George Whitehead

Not to be confused with J. H. C. Whitehead, who also worked in algebraic topology.

Selected writings

Introducing the J-homomorphism:

  • George Whitehead, On the homotopy groups of spheres and rotation groups, Annals of Mathematics. Second Series 43 (4): 634–640 (1942) (jstor:1968956)

Computing the second stable homotopy group of spheres:

  • George Whitehead, The (n+2)(n+2)nd Homotopy Group of the nn-Sphere, Annals of Mathematics Second Series, Vol. 52, No. 2 (Sep., 1950), pp. 245-247 (jstor:1969466)

On homotopy theory:

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