# Homotopy Invariant Algebraic Structures: A Conference in Honor of J. Michael Boardman

### About this Title

**Jean-Pierre Meyer**, **Jack Morava** and **W. Stephen Wilson**, Editors

Publication: Contemporary Mathematics

Publication Year
1999: Volume 239

ISBNs: 978-0-8218-1057-6 (print); 978-0-8218-7829-3 (online)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/239

MathSciNet review: 1718068

### Table of Contents

**Front/Back Matter**

- René Thom – Letter from R. Thorn
- Saunders Mac Lane – Higher homotopies, pacts, and the bar construction
- J. P. May – The hare and the tortoise
- Jack Morava – Cobordism of involutions revisited, revisited [MR 1718072]
- Jim Stasheff – Grafting Boardman’s cherry trees to quantum field theory [MR 1718073]
- R. M. Vogt – My time as Mike Boardman’s student and our work on infinite loop spaces [MR 1718074]

- Terrence P. Bisson, David J. Pengelley and Frank Williams – Stabilizing the lower operations for mod two cohomology [MR 1718075]
- J. Michael Boardman – Conditionally convergent spectral sequences [MR 1718076]
- A. K. Bousfield – On $K(n)$-equivalences of spaces [MR 1718077]
- Satyan L. Devadoss – Tessellations of moduli spaces and the mosaic operad [MR 1718078]
- Paul G. Goerss – Hopf rings, Dieudonné modules, and $E_*\Omega ^2S^3$ [MR 1718079]
- Mark Hovey and John H. Palmieri – The structure of the Bousfield lattice [MR 1718080]
- Po Hu – Transfinite spectral sequences [MR 1718081]
- Igor Kriz – The ${\bf Z}/p$-equivariant complex cobordism ring [MR 1718082]
- Kaoru Morisugi – Hopf constructions, Samelson products and suspension maps [MR 1718083]
- Duane Randall – Embedding homotopy spheres and the Kervaire invariant [MR 1718084]
- R. Schwänzl, R. M. Vogt and F. Waldhausen – Adjoining roots of unity to $E_\infty $ ring spectra in good cases—a remark [MR 1718085]
- Brian Steer and Andrew Wren – Grothendieck topology and the Picard group of a complex orbifold [MR 1718086]
- Neil P. Strickland – Formal schemes and formal groups [MR 1718087]
- James M. Turner – Simplicial commutative $\mathbf {F}_p$-algebras through the looking-glass of $\mathbf {F}_p$-local spaces [MR 1718088]
- Alexander A. Voronov – The Swiss-cheese operad [MR 1718089]
- W. Stephen Wilson – $K(n+1)$ equivalence implies $K(n)$ equivalence [MR 1718090]