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Title: How interesting are orbifolds?
Speaker: Mainak Poddar ISI Kolkata
Date: 23 March 2007
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Hall - I, Department of Mathematics

Orbifolds are generally regarded as generalizations of manifolds. On the other hand, finite groups are also orbifolds. In this survey talk, I will focus on how orbifolds appear naturally in some important areas of Mathematics and Physics. I will also describe some features of the geometry of orbifolds.


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