401-3533-70L  Topics in Riemannian Geometry

SemesterAutumn Semester 2021
LecturersU. Lang
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractSelected topics from Riemannian geometry in the large: triangle and volume comparison theorems, Milnor's results on growth of the fundamental group, Gromov-Hausdorff convergence, Cheeger's diffeomorphism finiteness theorem, the Besson-Courtois-Gallot barycenter method and the proofs of the minimal entropy theorem and the Mostow rigidity theorem for rank one locally symmetric spaces.
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Lecture notesLecture notes will be provided.