Manifolds With Density

  • Date: 09/25/2008
  • Time: 14:00

Dr. Frank Morgan, (Williams College, USA) PIMS Distinguished Visitor, Geometry & Harmonic Analysis Collaborative Research Group


University of Calgary


The idea of putting a density on a manifold has appeared throughout mathematics, recently in Perelman's paper on the Poincaré Conjecture. The prime example is Gauss space: R^n with Gaussian density. Despite interesting progress, the geometry of manifolds with density remains largely unexplored.


Thursday, September 25th , 2:00-3:00pm
MS 431 - a colloquium open to faculty and graduate students