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Friday, February 9

David Auckly, Kansas State University

Badly Wrinkled Shirts

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–4:50 pm Location: Avery Hall
Abstract: In four dimensions it is possible to have a pair of smooth surfaces that are something known as topologically isotopic (intuitively one can deform one to another without ripping) but not smoothly equivalent (any map taking one to the other …
This event originated in Math Colloquia.