Constructing Exotic 4-manifolds
- Geometry Topology Working Seminar
- Friday, April 21, 2023 - 14:00 for 1.5 hours (actually 80 minutes)
- Skiles 006
- Jon Simone – Georgia Tech
This week, we'll continue discussing the rational blowdown and use it to construct small exotic 4-manifolds. We will see how we can view the rational blowdown as a "monodromy substitution." Finally, if time allows, we will discuss knot surgery on 4-manifolds.