Examples of descent up to nilpotence
Abstract
We give a survey of the ideas of descent and nilpotence. We focus on examples arising from chromatic homotopy theory and from group actions, as well as a few examples in algebra.
 Publication:

arXiv eprints
 Pub Date:
 January 2017
 arXiv:
 arXiv:1701.01528
 Bibcode:
 2017arXiv170101528M
 Keywords:

 Mathematics  Algebraic Topology;
 Mathematics  Category Theory
 EPrint:
 31 pages