Department of Mathematics

Colloquium

  •  Sean Li, University of Chicago
  •  Beyond Euclidean rectifiability
  •  01/23/2017
  •  4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
  •  C304 Wells Hall

Rectifiable spaces are a class of metric measure spaces that are Lipschitz analogues of differentiable manifolds (for example, they admit a parameterization by Lipschitz charts) and arise naturally in many areas of analysis and geometry. Due to the important works of Federer, Mattila, Preiss, and many others, we now have a good understanding of the geometric properties of rectifiability in Euclidean spaces. In this talk, we examine some generalizations of rectifiability to the setting of non-Euclidean spaces and discuss the similarities and differences between rectifiability in the Euclidean setting and these generalizations.

 

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