## About these proceedings

### Introduction

This book highlights the latest advances in algebraic topology, from homotopy theory, braid groups, configuration spaces and toric topology, to transformation groups and the adjoining area of knot theory. It consists of well-written original research papers and survey articles by subject experts, most of which were presented at the “7th East Asian Conference on Algebraic Topology” held at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, Punjab, India, from December 1 to 6, 2017. Algebraic topology is a broad area of mathematics that has seen enormous developments over the past decade, and as such this book is a valuable resource for graduate students and researchers working in the field.

### Keywords

Equivariant Cohomology Homotopy Groups Vector Field Problem Nielsen Theory Stratifications on classifying spaces Generalized unknotting number

### Editors and affiliations

- Mahender Singh
- Yongjin Song
- Jie Wu

- 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesIndian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) MohaliSAS NagarIndia
- 2.Department of MathematicsInha UniversityIncheonKorea (Republic of)
- 3.Department of MathematicsNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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