School Seminars and Colloquia

A 7-manifold with positive curvature

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Owen Dearricott


Institution: University of California, Riverside
Date: Mon 11th July 2011
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract: We display a new manifold with positive sectional curvature in dimension 7. The construction is deeply connected to conformal geometry of self-dual Einstein orbifolds and to 3-Sasakian geometry.

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