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Mathematics & Statistics Colloquium

When
Saturday, Aug 01 - 3:30 PM to 12:00 AM
What
Presentation/Speeches
Where
Old Main - Map it
Room: 304
Sponsor
Mathematics and Statistics
Description
Dr. Keiko Kawamuro of the University of Iowa will speak on "Open Book Foliation and Its Applications" Any closed 3 manifold admits open book decompositions. In this talk, given a surface in a 3 manifold, we introduce a singular foliation on the surface associated to an open book decomposition. Studying such foliation we extract topological/geometric and contact geometric information of the ambient 3 manifold. This is joint work with Tetsuya Ito (UBC).
Open to
Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public 
Contact
Meredith Purintun
435-797-2809
meredith.purintun@usu.edu
Admission
free