Workshop on Analytic torsion and its applications

Jun 18 2012 - 20:12
Jun 22 2012 - 20:12
Venue: 

Département de Mathématique, Université Paris-Sud, 91405 Orsay France

Short description of the event: 

The workshop is devoted to all aspects of real and holomorphic analytic torsion. Special emphasis will be to connections with torsion groups, torsion of hyperbolic manifolds, asymptotic torsion, stratified spaces, the hypoelliptic laplacian, and the trace formula.

The workshop is organized by Jean-Michel Bismut and Werner Müller. It is devoted to all aspects of real and holomorphic torsion, with special emphasis on currently active topics, which include asymptotic real torsion, and its connections with the asymptotics of the order of torsion groups, torsion of hyperbolic manifolds, stratified spaces, the hypoelliptic laplacian, and the trace formula.

Participants are requested to register on the web site, where information is also provided concerning accommodation. Limited funding is available to support the participation of students to the conference.

Further information should be requested from the secretary of the conference, whose name appears on the web site.

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