TimeOct 23 2012 - 4:10pm - 5:10 pm
SpeakerJean Lafont (OSU)
I will give a brief introduction to non-positive (and negative) curvature. Related metric notions will also be discussed: Gromov hyperbolicity, CAT(0) spaces and groups. I will also try to indicate some applications of these notions in various areas of mathematics.
NotesThis lecture is part of Invitation to Mathematics.
Pre-candidacy students can sign up for this lecture series by registering for one credit hour of Math 6193, Call/Class # 27995 (with Prof H. Moscovici).