By Robert Boltje, G.-Martin Cram, V. P. Snaith (auth.), P. G. Goerss, J. F. Jardine (eds.)
A NATO complicated examine Institute entitled "Algebraic K-theory and Algebraic Topology" was once held at Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada from December 12 to December sixteen of 1991. This e-book is the amount of complaints for this assembly. The papers that seem listed here are consultant of lots of the lectures that got on the convention, and for this reason current a "snapshot" of the kingdom ofthe K-theoretic artwork on the finish of 1991. The underlying target of the assembly used to be to debate contemporary paintings relating to the Lichtenbaum-Quillen complicated of conjectures, fro~ either the algebraic and topological issues of view. The papers during this quantity take care of a number of subject matters, together with motivic cohomology theories, cyclic homology, intersection homology, better type box conception, and the previous telescope conjecture. This assembly was once together funded by way of provides from NATO and the nationwide technological know-how Foun dation within the usa. i need to take this chance to thank those firms for his or her aid. i might additionally prefer to thank the opposite participants of the organizing com mittee, particularly Paul Goerss, Bruno Kahn and Chuck Weibel, for his or her assist in making the convention profitable. This was once the second one NATO complicated learn Institute to be held during this venue; the 1st was once in 1987. The luck of either meetings owes a lot to the professionalism and helpfulness of the management and employees of castle Lake Louise.