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The Kervaire Invariant of Immersions

by

Mike Hill
University of Virginia

February 22, 2010
4:30 pm
Bailey Hall 207

Refreshments will be served in Bailey 204 at 4:15


Abstract:

We will see how basic sketches of surfaces in space can link topology with abstract algebra. Related techniques allowed the recent solution to a 45-year-old question about the "Doomsday Hypothesis."


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