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Ian Hambleton: Manifolds and symmetry

Time: Wed 2019-09-11 13.15 - 14.15

Location: Room 3418, KTH

Participating: Ian Hambleton (McMaster university)

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Abstract: This will be a survey talk about some connections between the topology of a manifold and its group of symmetries. I will illustrate this theme by discussing finite group actions on smooth 4-manifolds, actions on spheres and products of spheres, and infinite discrete groups acting properly discontinuously on products of spheres and Euclidean spaces.

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Last changed: Sep 06, 2019