Date & Time: Monday, January 27, 2014, 15:30-17:30.
Venue: Room 216

Speaker: A. R. Shastri, IIT Bombay

Title: Higher homotopy groups of Lie groups and their quotients

Abstract: We shall begin with some basics on higher homotopy groups and then go on to compute some of them for O(n), U(n) and Stiefel and Grassmann varieties.