Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
Spaces and Moduli Spaces of Positive Scalar Curvature Metrics
Speaker: Bernhard Hanke, Augsburg
Location: Warren Weaver Hall 517
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 11 a.m.
We survey recent results on the topology of spaces of Riemannian metrics of positive scalar curvature on smooth manifolds, and of related moduli spaces. These are mainly based on classical index theory in combination with new insights on diffeomorphism groups of smooth manifolds.