nLab epicyclic space

An epicyclic category is certain small category containing the cyclic category; it has been introduced by Thomas Goodwillie (in an unpublished letter to Waldhausen, August 10, 1987). Epicyclic sets ( epicyclic spaces) are presheaves of sets (topological spaces, respectively) on the epicyclic category.

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