Topology Seminar: Marty Scharlemann (UCSB), 'The Schonflies Conjecture and its spin-offs'

Event Date: 

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Event Location: 

  • 4607B South Hall

Event Contact: 

Daryl Cooper Email: cooper@math.ucsb.edu

A more technical talk, discussing several methods that have been partially successful. An underlying theme is that, although the conjecture has not yet been settled, it interlocks with and has inspired much interesting topology in dimensions three and four. Those with only a casual interest (or those who would just like to get to the bottom line) could skip this talk and instead listen to the Emissaries of Misery sing about it at http://www.math.ucsb.edu/~mgscharl/Vita.html#EmOfMis