Date & Time: Tuesday, January 20, 2009, 17:00-18:30.
Venue: Ramanujan Hall

Title: Introduction to Surgery and Classification of Manifolds

Speaker: Himadri Mukherjee, North-Eastern Hill University

Abstract: The purpose of these lectures would be to give a brief introduction to the surgery techniques leading to formulation and some solution of homeomorphism (PL - homeomorphism) classification of manifolds homotopy equivalent to a fixed manifold.