Classification of Closed Surfaces

Speaker: 

Sanjay Kumar Singh School of Mathematics Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Homi Bhabha Road Mumbai 40000

Time: 

Friday, 24 July 2009 (All day)

Venue: 

The classification theorem of closed surfaces states that any closed surface is homomorphic to some member of one of these three families:

1. the sphere
2. the connected sum of n tori
3. the connected sum of k real projective planes