The notion of positivity in contact geometry (RTG Day)

Date:
24.01.2017

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Peter Albers

Time:
13:30 Uhr

Abstract: In this talk I will explain basic concepts of contact geometry, mainly through simple examples. After that we turn to the notions of positivity and positive loops which, even though easy to define, have several nontrivial aspects to them. For instance, I will explain a generalization of the BottSamelson theorem in this context and talk about existence and nonexistence results for (contractible) positive loops.

Place:
1.067 (20.30)