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G2 Manifolds Program Seminar: Lorenzo Foscolo

Title: Compact nearly Kahler 6-manifolds
Speaker: Lorenzo Foscolo
Date: Friday, October 3, 2014
Time: 1:15pm – 2:30pm
Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center

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Abstract: Compact six dimensional nearly Kähler manifolds are the cross-sections of Riemannian cones with holonomy G2. Currently there are only four known examples, which are all homogeneous. In this talk I will report on joint work in progress with Mark Haskins to the effect of which there exists at least one non-homogeneous nearly Kähler structure both on S^3xS^3 and S^6 beside the known one.