Confoliations and contact structures on higher dimensions

Series: 
Geometry Topology Seminar
Monday, September 14, 2009 - 14:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 269
,  
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
Organizer: 
 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.