Confoliations and contact structures on higher dimensions

Geometry Topology Seminar
Monday, September 14, 2009 - 14:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 269
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
 After reviewing a few techniques from the theory of confoliation in dimension three we will discuss some generalizations and certain obstructions in extending these techniques to higher dimensions. We also will try to discuss a few questions regarding higher dimensional confoliations.