SMS scnews item created by Haotian Wu at Sat 8 Oct 2016 2006
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 8 Nov 2016
Calendar1: 12 Oct 2016 1200-1300
CalLoc1: Carslaw 535A
CalTitle1: Geometry & Topology: Fundamental Triples and Poincare Duality Complexes with Highly Connected Universal Covers
Auth: haotianw@14-202-233-61.static.tpgi.com.au (hawu2800) in SMS-WASM

Geometry & Topology

Fundamental Triples and Poincare Duality Complexes with Highly Connected Universal Covers

Bea Bleile (University of New England)

Wednesday 12 October 2016, 12:00–13:00 in Carslaw 535A.

Please join us for lunch after the talk!


Abstract: We begin with an overview of the classification of Poincaré duality complexes using fundamental triples. Applied to Poincaré duality complexes with highly connected universal covers this classification verifies the first part of a conjecture by Turaev. We then establish Turaev’s conjectures on realisation and splitting of such spaces.


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