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Type: Seminar
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Calendar1: 31 Jan 2014 1400-1500
CalLoc1: UNSW Red Centre 4082
Auth: afish@p617.pc (assumed)

Joint Colloquium: Bursztyn -- Lie theory and geometry of groupoids

Joint Colloquium: Henrique Bursztyn -- Lie theory and geometry of groupoids 

Speaker: Prof.  Henrique Bursztyn 

Time: Fri, 31/01/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm 

Room: RC-4082, Red Centre Building, UNSW 

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Title: Lie theory and geometry of groupoids 

Abstract:The talk will give a general introduction to Lie algebroids and Lie groupoids,
mostly through examples.  These objects permeate mathematics and can be naturally found
in a variety of contexts (such as topology, foliations, Poisson geometry, group actions,
in the transition from classical to noncommutative geometries etc).  I will emphasize
Lie-theoretic aspects of the theory, illustrating when/how known results for Lie
algebras and Lie groups carry over to the realm of algebroids and groupoids, and comment
on recent results and applications.  

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Joint Colloquium web site: 

http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/SemConf/JointColloquium/index.html


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