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Exotic Spheres 12

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Open to the public, a learning seminar with talks from advanced graduate students.

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  • Topology Seminar
When Thu, Apr 21, 2016
from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where 202 Ritter Hall
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Attendees rotating presentations by: Chirasree Chatterjee, Sean Corrigan, Gerrit Smith.
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The primary source is the seminal 1963 differential-topology article, "Groups of homotopy spheres," by Michel Kervaire and John Milnor.

James F Davis (a guest speaker from Indiana U) will offer an alternative proof that bP2k is finite, without using any advanced results in homotopy theory of J F Adams as Kervaire & Milnor do.

 (For continuity, here's a link to the previous talk.)

 

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