An Exposition of the Madsen-Weiss Theorem


The theorem of Madsen and Weiss [MW] identifies the homology of mapping class groups of surfaces, in a stable dimension range, with the homology of a certain infinite loopspace. This result is not only intrinsically interesting, showing that two objects that appear to be quite different turn out to be homologically equivalent, but it also allows explicit… (More)


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