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Spineless four-manifolds


Speaker: Tye Lidman, North Carolina State University
Location: 1147 MSB
Start time: Tue, May 21 2019, 1:30PM

Given two homotopy equivalent manifolds with different dimensions, it is natural to ask if the smaller one embeds in the larger one. We will discuss this problem in the case of four-manifolds homotopy equivalent to spheres.