By Robert E. Mosher
This textual content makes a speciality of the one most vital kind of operations, the Steenrod squares. It constructs those operations, proves their significant homes, and offers quite a few functions, together with numerous varied ideas of homotopy thought beneficial for computation. within the later chapters, the authors position designated emphasis on calculations within the reliable variety. The textual content presents an creation to equipment of Serre, Toda, and Adams, and consists of out a few targeted computations. necessities contain a superb heritage in cohomology idea and a few acquaintance with homotopy groups.