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Morse functions and Cerf Theory

Student-Run Applied & Math Seminar

Speaker: George Mossessian, UC Davis
Location: 2112 MSB
Start time: Wed, Feb 4 2015, 12:10PM

This talk will outline the theory of Morse functions on manifolds, why we care about them, and introduce the basics notions of Cerf's work on Morse functions from a geometric, topological and dynamical systems point of view.