iterated loop space



A multiple loop space.

A grouplike E-k algebra in Top.

An iterated loop space object in Top.

(∞,1)-operad∞-algebragrouplike versionin Topgenerally
A-∞ operadA-∞ algebra∞-groupA-∞ space, e.g. loop spaceloop space object
E-k operadE-k algebrak-monoidal ∞-groupiterated loop spaceiterated loop space object
E-∞ operadE-∞ algebraabelian ∞-groupE-∞ space, if grouplike: infinite loop space \simeq Γ-spaceinfinite loop space object
\simeq connective spectrum\simeq connective spectrum object
stabilizationspectrumspectrum object


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    Infinite loop space theory revisited (pdf)

  • John Adams, Infinite loop spaces, Herrmann Weyl lectures at IAS, Princeton University Press (1978)

  • Peter May, The uniqueness of infinite loop space machines, Topology, vol 17, pp. 205-224 (1978) (pdf)

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