Overview of Yamabe problem

Series: 
Geometry Topology Student Seminar
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 14:05
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 006.
,  
Georgia Tech.
We will give an overview of ideas that go into solution of Yamabe problem: Given a compact Riemannian manifold (M,g) of dimension n > 2, find a metric conformal to g with constant scalar curvature.