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Student seminar by Shuddhodan Vasudevan (TIFR, India)

Title: Introduction to variation of Hodge structures

2014.06.17 | Jane Jamshidi

Date Wed 25 Jun
Time 14:15 15:15
Location 1531-215 (Aud. D3)


Beginning with Riemann, geometers have studied the question of finding all possible complex structures on a given differentiable manifold. After Deligne, the Betti cohomology of a compact Kahler manifold comes equipped with a (pure) Hodge structure. Hence, one is naturally led to the study of variation of these Hodge structures as the complex structure is changed.

In the lecture I will try to expound on the above ideas.