Zusammenfassung für den Vortrag am 05.10.2017 (11:00 Uhr)

Seminar on Nonlinear Algebra

James Mathews (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)
Submanifold jets and envelopes

I will introduce prolongations and envelopes of a family of submanifolds or subvarieties, in the generality of arbitrary dimensions and jet-order. The notion has its roots throughout classical geometry (optics, caustics, developable surfaces, confocal quadrics).

 

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