Floer’s infinite dimensional Morse theory and homotopy theory

  • R. L. Cohen
  • J. D. S. Jones
  • G. B. Segal
Part of the Progress in Mathematics book series (PM, volume 133)


This paper is a progress report on our efforts to understand the homotopy theory underlying Floer homology. Its objectives are as follows:
  1. (A)

    to describe some of our ideas concerning what exactly the Floer homology groups compute;

  2. (B)

    to explain what kind of an object we think the «Floer homotopy type» of an infinite dimensional manifold should be;

  3. (C)

    to work out, in detail, the Floer homotopy type in some examples.



Vector Bundle Homotopy Type Homotopy Theory Stable Category Floer Homology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. L. Cohen
    • 1
  • J. D. S. Jones
    • 3
  • G. B. Segal
    • 2
  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentStanford UniversityCaliforniaUSA
  2. 2.DPMMSCambridge UniversityCambridgeEngland
  3. 3.Mathematics InstituteWarwick UniversityCoventryEngland

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