Subject: Re: three postings
From: jim stasheff
Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2007 14:36:32 -0400
> homotopy commutative cube means only that the square faces commute up to
homotopy?
then surely the lack of a `bulk' homotopy is the problem
given such a bulk homotopy, can we rectify?
jim
On Aug 5, 2007, at 12:55 PM, Don Davis wrote:
> From: Jeffrey Smith
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> Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 00:10:16 -0700 (PDT)
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> Hi:
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> I believe that it is not possible to rectify every homotopy commutative
cube as otherwise every triple Toda bracket would vanish mod
indeterminacy.
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> Jeff Smith
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> On Fri, 27 Jul 2007, Don Davis wrote:
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> > Subject: question about homotopy commutative diagram
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> > From: Gaucher Philippe
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> > Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 19:18:54 +0200
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> > Dear all,
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> > I'd like to prove that it is possible to rectify a homotopy
commutative cube
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> > of topological spaces. I know how to do that using the Boardman-Vogt
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> > construction but it's very complicated. Does anyone know a paper where
this
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> > fact is already proved ?
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> > Thanks in advance. pg.