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An Introduction to Polar Actions

Speaker

Xiaoyang Chen, Tongji University

Time

2017.05.17 14:00-15:00

Venue

Middle Lecture Room, Math Building

Abstract

An isometric group action on a Riemannian manifold (M, g) by a compact Lie group G is called polar if there is a connected, closed, embedded submanifoldof M which meets all the orbits orthogonally. There is a rich theory of polar actions. We will give an introduction to this rich theory