School Seminars and Colloquia

The Kervaire invariant problem

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Mike Hopkins


Institution: Harvard
Date: Fri 1st October 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract: This talk will focus on the history of the Kervaire invariant problem, and some simple illustrative examples of Kervaire invariants. If time permits the ideas in the recent solution of this problem will be described. This is joint work with Mike Hill and Doug Ravenel.


For More Information: contact: Craig Westerland. email: c.westerland@ms.unimelb.edu.au