Past Seminars

Fall 2006 Geometry & Topology Seminars

3- and 4- Manifold Seminar - Meeting time: Wednesdays, 4:10 - 5:30, A304 Wells Hall
Date Details  
Sept.13 Inanc Baykur, 'Generalizations of symplectic structures and Lefschetz fibrations on smooth 4-manifolds'                
Sept.20 Inanc Baykur, 'Generalizations of symplectic structures and Lefschetz fibrations on smooth 4-manifolds' (continued)                 
Sept.27 Inanc Baykur, 'The Donaldson-Smith invariant and Perutz's fibered field theory'       
Oct. 4 Jessica Purcell (U.T. Austin), 'Links with reflective symmetry'  
Oct. 11
Lawrence Roberts, 'Trying to understand the combinatorial version of knot Floer homology'  
Oct. 18 Selahi Durusoy, 'The Sarkar-Wang approach to finding combinatorial diagrams'  
Oct. 25 Francois Gueritaud (USC), 'Schlafli's volume formula and geometrization'
This lecture will be an introduction and suitable for graduate students.
 
Nov. 8 Adam Knapp, 'Embedded contact homology'  
Nov.15 Adam Knapp, 'Embedded contact homology' (continued)  
Nov. 29 Genevieve Walsh, Tufts University, 'Commensurability classes of 2-bridge knots'
Note Special time: 3:00 pm,
 
     

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