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Andre-Quillen homology for simplicial algebras and ring spectra

Reinhard, Philipp Michael (2008) Andre-Quillen homology for simplicial algebras and ring spectra. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

We discuss Andre-Quillen homology for simplicial algebras and algebras over simplicial algebras, extending the classical notion for rings. This extension is also discussed by Goerss and Hopkins, however our statements are proven in a more explicit way. We are then further able to construct spectral sequences for Andre-Quillen homology like the spectral sequence for the indecomposables or the Fundamental spectral sequence according to Quillen. The Andre-Quillen homology for algebras constructed as cellular complexes is calculated and we apply this homology theory to obtain notions of atomic and nuclear algebras, thus extending results from Baker and May. We define the notion of i-stable algebras and are able to give a comparison theorem between Andre-Quillen homology, stabilisation and Gamma-homology for i-stable algebras up to degree i. In the second part of the thesis we discuss topological Andre-Quillen homology and extend certain results by Gilmour about cellular complexes in this setting.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Topology, Algebraic topology, Stable homotopy theory, Simplicial algebras, Andre-Quillen homology
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Colleges/Schools: College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Mathematics
Supervisor's Name: Baker, Dr Andrew
Date of Award: November 2008
Depositing User: Philipp M Reinhard
Unique ID: glathesis:2008-11-507
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2008
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 13:19
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/507

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