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The Whitehead conjecture – an overview. (English) Zbl 1299.57005
Summary: These notes are an elaboration of a talk held November 3, 2006 at the “Metzler Fest” in honour of Wolfgang Metzler’s 65th birthday at the university of Frankfurt. The aim is to give an overview of results concerning Whitehead’s asphericity conjecture.

MSC:
57M20 Two-dimensional complexes (manifolds) (MSC2010)
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