Cellular Spaces, Null Spaces and Homotopy Localization by Emmanuel D. Farjoun

By Emmanuel D. Farjoun

In this monograph we provide an exposition of a few contemporary improvement in homotopy thought. It pertains to advances in periodicity in homotopy localization and in mobile areas. The thought of homotopy localization is taken care of fairly ordinarily and encompasses the entire recognized idempotent homotopy functors. it's utilized to K-theory localizations, to Morava-theories, to Hopkins-Smith conception of sorts. the strategy of homotopy colimits is used seriously. it's written with a complicated graduate pupil in topology and learn homotopy theorist in mind.

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4). So in the present chapter we work only in the category S. of pointed spaces. Typical examples of these functors are universal and n-connected covers for n > 1. 1 DEFINITION: A pointed m a p g: W ~ X of fibrant spaces is caned an Ahomotopy equivalence or simply A-equivalence, where A E S . is cofibrant, if it induces a (weak) h o m o t o p y equivalence on the pointed function complex map,(A, g): map, (A, W) --~ map,(A, X). 1 REMARK: In case the spaces involved in g are not fibrant, we ask for a weak equivalence on the function complexes of the associated realization or associated fibrant objects.

2: We may assume that the map X -+ P w X is a fibre map. 3) above X is in fact W-null and by universality one has a map a with ~ a o I. 3) g o a ,-~ id. Therefore a is a section of the fibre map g. This means, by the usual long exact sequence of fibration, that P w F --* X induces a one-to-one map on pointed homotopy classes [V, P w F ] . ~ IV, X ] . for any space V and, in particular, for V = F. Since F --* X factors through the base space P w X of the fibration, it must be null homotopic and thus F ~ P w F is also null hom0topic.

This means, by the usual long exact sequence of fibration, that P w F --* X induces a one-to-one map on pointed homotopy classes [V, P w F ] . ~ IV, X ] . for any space V and, in particular, for V = F. Since F --* X factors through the base space P w X of the fibration, it must be null homotopic and thus F ~ P w F is also null hom0topic. 4) now gives P w F ~- *, as claimed. 38 1. 8) above the total space X is ~f-local. By the universality property of the map X ~ L ~ f X , the map X ~ X factors through it up to homotopy.

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