• The theorem of Kronheimer-Mrowka

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      Thom conjecture; Seiberg-Witten invariants; 4-manifolds

    • Abstract

       

      A proof of the conjecture of Thom (algebraic curves in the complex projective plane minimize genus within their homology class) due to Kronheimer-Mrowka is presented. The proof uses the mod-2 Seiberg-Witten invariants.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Vishwambhar Pati1

      1. Stat-Math. Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, R.V. College Post, Bangalore - 560059, India
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  • Proceedings – Mathematical Sciences | News

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