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Math Colloquium Featuring Sir Michael Atiyah, Points and Flags

Math Colloquium Featuring Sir Michael Atiyah, "Points ands Flag"

Title: Points and Flags
Speaker: Sir Michael Atiyah
Date: Thursday November 10, 2011
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Place: Auditorium 103, Simons Center

 

 

Abstract:

I will describe and study a natural map from the configuration space of n distinct ordered points in Euclidean 3-space to the flag manifold of U(n).

I will also describe  the generalization to other compact Lie groups. 

This lecture is related to, but independent of, my lecture at the Simons Center on Oct 25.