Event Detail

Event Type: 
Topology Seminar
Date/Time: 
Monday, February 28, 2011 - 04:00
Location: 
Kidder 356
Abstract: 


Building on the classical construction of surfaces from edge-pairings of polygons, this talk will explore a simple method for determining whether a pseudomanifold created by a face-pairing on a polyhedron is indeed a 3-manifold by computing its Euler characteristic.