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Hyperkähler manifolds and their cohomology

Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar

Speaker: Nikon Kurnosov, University of Georgia
Related Webpage: https://www.math.uga.edu/directory/people/nikon-kurnosov
Location: 1147 MSB
Start time: Thu, May 16 2019, 11:00AM

I will explain some important features of hyperkähler manifolds such as Beauville-Bogomolov-Fujiki form, so(4,b_2-2)-action on cohomology, symmetries of Hodge diamond. We will see why these manifolds are called high-dimensional analogs of K3 surfaces.