| Foreword | |

| Program of the conference | |

| Mathematical descendants of William Browder | |

| The mod 2 cohomology rings of rank 3 simple group are Cohen Macaulay | 3 |

| Algebraic geometric invariants for homotopy actions | 13 |

| Algebraic K-theory of local number fields: the unramified case | 28 |

| The mapping cone and cylinder of a stratified map | 58 |

| Replacement of fixed sets and of their normal representations in transformation groups of manifolds | 67 |

| Finite K ([pi],1)s for Artin groups | 110 |

| Double point manifolds of immersions of spheres in Euclidean space | 125 |

| Controlled linear algebra | 138 |

| Non-linear similarity revisited | 157 |

| On the Vietoris-Rips complexes and a cohomology theory for metric spaces | 175 |

| Every proper smooth action of a Lie group is equivalent to a real analytic action: a contribution to Hilbert's fifth problem | 189 |

| Formal deformations of equivariant genera, fixed point formula and universal symmetry blocks | 221 |

| Stable prime decompositions of four-manifolds | 251 |

| Smooth correspondences | 270 |

| Simply connected 6-dimensional manifolds with little symmetry and algebras with small tangent space | 283 |

| Speculations on Grommov convergence of stratified sets, and Riemannian volume collapse | 303 |

| Bordism of automorphisms of manifolds from the algebraic L-theory point of view | 314 |

| Exterior d, the local degree, and smoothability | 328 |

| Contributors | 339 |