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Mathematics and Computer Science — Event

Introduction to the Generalized Poincaré Conjecture

Public Lecture by Markus Banagl, July 15, 2022, 3:30 pm, HS Mathematikon
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Title: "Introduction to the Generalized Poincaré Conjecture"

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Markus Banagl (University of Heidelberg)

Language: English

Time and Place: On Friday July 15 2002 at 3:30 p.m. in the lecture hall of the Mathematikon

Content: The generalized Poincaré conjecture aims for recognizing a sphere based on certain local and global assumptions on a space: It should locally be modelled on n-dimensional Euclidean space, it should be compact, simply connected and have the homology of an n-dimensional sphere. We will give a first introduction to these questions and, after sketching the genesis of the conjecture, focus on the influential topological methods that lead to a proof in high dimensions.

Target Audience: Students of Mathematics, academics, and the mathematically interested public

Organizers: Mathematical Institute, STRUCTURES, and GeoDyn

Dated: 2022-07-15, sig.: Anna Schilling
Last updated on Jun 10, 2022 at 4:24 PM