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Aspects of Einstein metrics on 4-manifolds I

Introductory Workshop: Modern Riemannian Geometry January 18, 2016 - January 22, 2016

January 18, 2016 (03:30 PM PST - 04:30 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Michael Anderson (State University of New York, Stony Brook)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • differential geometry

  • Riemannian geometry

  • modern geometry

  • curvature

  • curvature estimates

  • Ricci curvature

  • Ricci curvature lower bounds

  • Einstein manifolds

  • Einstein equations

  • 4-manifolds

  • moduli spaces

  • moduli spaces of metrics

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Secondary Mathematics Subject Classification No Secondary AMS MSC



These lectures will discuss classical and more recent research on selected topics in the area of Einstein metrics on 4-dimensional manifolds. The basic questions concern existence and uniqueness of such metrics. Broadly speaking, the first lecture will discuss uniqueness issues; more precisely the apriori structure of the (moduli) space of Einstein metrics on a given manifold. The second lecture will turn to the more difficult existence questions (on manifolds with boundary)

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