George Whitehead

Not to be confused with J. H. C. Whitehead, who also worked in algebraic topology.

Introducing the J-homomorphism:

- George Whitehead,
*On the homotopy groups of spheres and rotation groups*, Annals of Mathematics. Second Series 43 (4): 634–640 (1942) (jstor:1968956)

Computing the second stable homotopy group of spheres:

- George Whitehead,
*The $(n+2)$nd Homotopy Group of the $n$-Sphere*, Annals of Mathematics Second Series, Vol. 52, No. 2 (Sep., 1950), pp. 245-247 (jstor:1969466)

On homotopy theory:

- George Whitehead,
*Elements of homotopy theory*, Springer 1978 (doi:10.1007/978-1-4612-6318-0)

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