Topology and geometry of the classical groupsAlgebra & Discrete Mathematics
|Speaker:||Rebecca Field, UC Santa Cruz|
|Start time:||Fri, Feb 25 2005, 3:10PM|
Groups like Gl(n) are cut out by equations and so have both the structure of a topological space and of an algebraic variety. These properties are encoded in their 'classifying spaces'. In this talk, I'll try to explain this as well as some particular results about SO(2n,C) are related groups.
NOTE: Special time!!!