Michael C. McCord

Michael Campbell McCord was an American mathematician probably best known for his work on finite topological spaces and on the nerve theorem.


On the nerve theorem:

  • Michael C. McCord, Homotopy type comparison of a space with complexes associated with its open covers, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 18 (1967), 705–708 (jstor:2035443)

On the construction of classifying spaces using (and introducing) compactly generated weakly Hausdorff topological spaces:

  • Michael C. McCord, Classifying Spaces and Infinite Symmetric Products, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 146 (Dec., 1969), pp. 273-298 (jstor:1995173, pdf)
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