The Plane With Density r^p and The Poincaré Conjecture
- Date: 09/26/2008
- Time: 12:00
Dr. Frank Morgan, (Williams College, USA) PIMS Distinguished Visitor, Geometry & Harmonic Analysis Collaborative Research Group
University of Calgary
Putting a density (as in calculus or physics) on the plane can make for some interesting geometry. Perelman used such an idea in his proof of the Poincaré conjecture. No prerequisites.
Friday, 26 September, 2009, 12:00-1:00pm
ENA101 - faculty, graduate students and undergraduates all welcome