By Andrew H. Wallace

Proceeding from the view of topology as a kind of geometry, Wallace emphasizes geometrical motivations and interpretations. as soon as past the singular homology teams, in spite of the fact that, the writer advances an knowing of the subject's algebraic styles, leaving geometry apart for you to research those styles as natural algebra. various routines look through the textual content. as well as constructing scholars' pondering when it comes to algebraic topology, the routines additionally unify the textual content, considering that a lot of them characteristic effects that seem in later expositions. wide appendixes provide important reports of heritage material.

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M 6) = (16,3,3,0,I,0,i), F c A c F(2). equivalence) yielding A There are very many such so we content ourselves Corollary 4"5" Then Let F c A c F(2) is a A(G)-equlvalent dim H4(M A) A with listing the theorem. dim H4(M A) for (even up to A(G)the extreme cases. be any subgroup with to one of the following, of A/F [A: f] = 2. 6. [F(2): A] = 2, Let so ~A: F(2)/F --+ {±I}. following, solu- is as stated: Generator Corollary given in 61 From this theorem we may of course determine any A the linear system II This tion, in this fashion and F c A c F(2) A be any subgroup with is the kernel of a homomorphism Then dim H4(MA) A is a A(G)-equivalent is as stated: to one of the 51 Generators not in Ker(~A) Pl 19 PI' P2 19 PI' q2 16 PI' P2' P3 17 PI' P2' q3 16 PI' P2' ql' q3 17 (Note that here H4(MA) ducible representations of will be a sum of two types of irreG, six cases of this corollary trivial types of irreducibles We mology Dimension of H4(M A) close of by M A.

Frequently the G-action on M(e) is trivial; in these cases the composite p r is just multiplication by p. A map f : M + N between Mackey functors consists of l lomomorphisn~s f(1): M(1) ~ N(1) and f(e) : M(e) -+ N(e) 57 which commute with p and r in the obvious sense. The map f(e) must also be G-equivariant. The category ~fft of Mackey functors is a complete and cocomplete abelian category. The limit or colimit of a diagram in ~ is formed by taking the limit or colimit of the corresponding two diagrams consisting of the abelian groups associated to G / G and to G/e.

LW 3 ] Moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces of genus two with level structures, to appear in Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. IN] Mumford, D. Stability of projective varieties, L'Enseignement Math. 23 (1977), 39-110. groups, Yale University Louisiana State University and Universit~t GSttingen T H E R O ( G ) - G R A D E D EQUIVARIANT ORDINARY C O H O M O L O G Y OF COMPLEX P R O J E C T I V E SPACES W I T H LINEAR 2[/p ACTIONS L. Gaunce Lewis, Jr. I N T R O D U C T I O N . If X is a CW complex with cells only in even dimensions and R is a ring, then, by an elementary result in cellular cohomology theory, the ordinary eohomology H*(X;R) of X with R coefficients is a free, 7/-graded R-module.