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Differential Geometry: "Geometries Induced by Logarithmic Oscillations"

Dr. Bogdan Suceava, Cal State Fulerton

Friday, October 6, 2017
  11:10 a.m.–Noon


Location: Surge Building 268
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Category: Seminar

Description: Introduced originally in 1934, Barbilian’s metrization procedure induced a distance on a planar domain by a metric formula given by the so-called logarithmic oscillation; this concept attracted Wilhelm Blaschke's attention in the summer of 1934. In 1959, Barbilian generalized this process to domains of a more general form. These spaces are naturally related to Gromov hyperbolic spaces and, in several joint works written with W.G. Boskoff, we explore this connection. We conclude our talk by stating five open problems related to this content.


Additional Information: Math Seminars

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Mathematics

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