Paper Accepted!Published 1/31/2016. operads paperMy first article has been accepted for publication with minor revisions! Entitled "Opérades et structures commutatives à homotopie près" (yes, it's in French), it will appear in the Graduate Student Mathematical Diary , edited by the Mediterranean…

Acyclic ModelsPublished 1/15/2016. algtop mathThe theorem(s) of acyclic models are a rather powerful technique for proving that some functors defined on truncated chain complexes can be extended in higher dimensions, and that two such functors are homotopic, by proving it on a small class of…

About Abelian BimodulesPublished 1/6/2016. algtop math operadsThis post is about something somewhat weird I noticed about infinitesimal bimodules over operads and their relationships with some operads. I don't know if it's something significant, and I'd definitely be interested to hear more about it. Context…

The Eckmann–Hilton ArgumentPublished 12/23/2015. algtop mathAs promised, this post is about the famous Eckmann--Hilton argument . This argument, on the surface, looks like a simple algebraic trick; but it has deep consequences, which I will now try to explain. This post is an expanded version of a math.SE…

Hello Everyone!Published 12/21/2015. codeHi! If you're reading this, it means I've finally decided to upload my blog, and this is my first post. Me If you don't know me (how did you get here?!) I'm Najib Idrissi, a doctoral student in math at Université Lille 1 . You can also read the…