Compactness and finiteness theorems (almost) without curvature

Workshop on Geometric Functionals: Analysis and Applications
Topic:Compactness and finiteness theorems (almost) without curvature
Speaker:Gerard Besson
Affiliation:Université de Grenoble
Date:Thursday, March 7
Time/Room:10:00am - 11:00am/Simonyi Hall 101
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Abstract : It is a joint work with G. Courtois, S. Gallot and A.Sambusetti. We prove a compactness theorem for metric spaces with anupper bound on the entropy and other conditions that will be discussed.Several finiteness results will be drawn. It is a work in progress.