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Stefano Vidussi



Speaker: Stefano Vidussi
Title: Twisted Alexander Polynomials and Fibered 3-Manifolds
Affiliation: University of California at Riverside
Date: Friday, October 24, 2008
Place and Time: Room 101, Love Building, 3:35-4:30 pm
Refreshments: Room 204, Love Building, 3:00 pm

Abstract. We will show that twisted Alexander polynomials determine whether a 3-manifold admits a fibration. As a corollary of this, we show that if a product manifold of the form S^1 \times N admits a symplectic structure, N fibers over the circle. (Joint work with Stefan Friedl)


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