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Higher homotopy groups of spaces of nonnegatively curved metrics and pseudoisotopiesGeometry/Topology
|Speaker:||Vitaly Kapovitch, University of Toronto|
|Start time:||Tue, Feb 17 2015, 3:10PM|
We construct examples of noncompact manifolds M for which the space of nonnegatively curved metrics on M has some nontrivial higher homotopy groups. This is joint work with Igor Belegradek and Tom Farrell.