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Jean-Marc Schlenker - Anti-de Sitter geometry and polyhedra inscribed in quadrics

Anti-de Sitter geometry is a Lorentzian analog of hyperbolic geometry. In the last 25 years a number of connections have emerged between 3-dimensional anti-de Sitter geometry and the geometry of hyperbolic sufaces. We will explain how the study of ideal polyhedra in anti-de Sitter space leads to an answer to a question of Steiner (1832) on the combinatorics of polyhedra that can be inscribed in a quadric. Joint work with Jeff Danciger and Sara Maloni.
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Burkhard Wilking - Manifolds with almost nonnegative curvature operator

We show that n-manifolds with a lower volume bound v and upper diameter bound D whose curvature operator is bounded below by $-\varepsilon(n,v,D)$ also admit metrics with nonnegative curvature operator. The proof relies on heat kernel estimates for the Ricci flow and shows that various smoothing properties of the Ricci flow remain valid if an upper curvature bound is replaced by a lower volume bound. nonnegative curvature operator.
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Melanie Rupflin - Horizontal curves of metrics and applications to geometric flows

On closed surfaces there are three basic ways to evolve a metric, by conformal change, by pull-back with diffeomorphisms and by horizontal curves, moving orthogonally to the first two types of evolution. As we will discuss in this talk, horizontal curves are very well behaved even if the underlying conformal structures degenerate in moduli space as t to T. We can describe where the metrics will have essentially settled down to the limit by time t T as opposed to regions on which the metric still has to do an infinite amount of stretching. This quantified information is essential in ...
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Jeff Viaclovsky - Deformation theory of scalar-flat Kahler ALE surfaces

I will discuss a Kuranishi-type theorem for deformations of complex structure on ALE Kahler surfaces, which will be used to prove that for any scalar-flat Kahler ALE surface, all small deformations of complex structure also admit scalar-flat Kahler ALE metrics. A local moduli space of scalar-flat Kahler ALE metrics can then be constructed, which is universal up to small diffeomorphisms. I will also discuss a formula for the dimension of the local moduli space in the case of a scalar-flat Kahler ALE surface which deforms to a minimal resolution of an isolated quotient singularity.  This is joint work with Jiyuan ...
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Robert Young - Quantitative rectifiability and differentiation in the Heisenberg group

(joint work with Assaf Naor) The Heisenberg group $\mathbb{H}$ is a sub-Riemannian manifold that is unusually difficult to embed in $\mathbb{R}^n$. Cheeger and Kleiner introduced a new notion of differentiation that they used to show that it does not embed nicely into $L_1$. This notion is based on surfaces in $\mathbb{H}$, and in this talk, we will describe new techniques that let us quantify the "roughness" of such surfaces, find sharp bounds on the distortion of embeddings of $\mathbb{H}$, and estimate the accuracy of an approximate algorithm for the Sparsest Cut Problem.
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