On classification of of high-dimensional manifolds

Geometry Topology Working Seminar
Friday, October 2, 2009 - 3:00pm
2 hours
Skiles 269
Georgia Tech
This 2 hour talk is a gentle introduction to simply-connected sugery theory (following classical work by Browder, Novikov, and Wall). The emphasis will be on classification of high-dimensional manifolds and understanding concrete examples.