The Gromov-Lawson-Rosenberg conjecture for some finite groups

Arjun Malhotra (University of Sheffield)

Monday 20th September, 2010 16:00-17:00 204


The Gromov-Lawson-Rosenberg conjecture states that a compact spin manifold with fundamental group G admits a metric of positive scalar curvature if and only if a certain topological obstruction vanishes. The plan is to describe the conjecture, and sketch ow to prove it for some finite groups.

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