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JUNIOR COLLOQUIUM


Speaker: Prof. Fadil Santosa, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota and Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Title: The Mathematics behind Bar Codes
Subject:Rigidity theorems have a long history in Riemannian geometry. For example,long ago it was shown that the only convex body in Euclidean 3-space withspherical 'intrinsic boundary' must be the unit ball. The proofs of theclassical rigidity theorems, however, do not seem to generalize to 'almost-rigidity' theorems: new techniques are required. In this talk, we will identify a few classical theorems regarding the rigidity ofisometric immersions, and show how they can be turned into 'stabilitytheorems' within the class of Riemannian 3-manifolds with boundary.

Thursday, 10 April, 2014


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