Landweber-Ravenel-Stong Construction Flowchart

Here’s a flowchart I made while preparing for an upcoming talk. I fear that it may be hard to follow without being already familiar with the story, but there’s little harm in posting it. Maybe it’ll help someone navigate the literature.

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Note that $MU^*(-)$ is the universal complex-orientable cohomology theory.

Summary of the relationship of $MU^*$ and $L$:

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