Differential Geometry Seminar: The topology of fixed point components of Tori’s actions in positively curved manifolds

Seminar | January 22 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 732 Evans Hall

 Burkhard Wilking, Universität Münster

 Department of Mathematics

We show that each fixed point component of an isometric torus action of a 5 torus has the rational cohomology of a rank one symmetric space. We give various applications.