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PDE/Analysis Seminar - "On gauge theoretic invariants of homology S^1 x S^3", Nikolai Saveliev

From November 17, 2017 13:30 until November 17, 2017 14:30
At HH/410

 


This is a joint seminar with Geometry & Topology

 

Speaker:   Nikolai Saveliev

Title:   On gauge theoretic invariants of homology S^1 x S^3

Abstract:   I will survey some recent joint work on invariants of smooth 4-manifolds with homology of S^1 x S^3. In our older work with Tom Mrowka and Daniel Ruberman we defined a Seiberg-Witten invariant of such manifolds. I will present a new formula (from our recent work with Jianfeng Lin and Daniel Ruberman) which expresses this invariant in terms of the monopole Floer homology and leads to some interesting topological applications.

 

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McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Department of Mathematics & Statistics
McMaster University

Hamilton Hall, Room 218
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.27034
Undergrad Email Inquiries:
undergrad@math.mcmaster.ca