Geometry Seminar – Nicoleta Voicu

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Title: Finsler-Lagrange geometry and its applications - a brief review

Speaker: Nicoleta Voicu (University of Brasov, Rumania)

Abstract: Finsler-Lagrange geometries are a generalization of Riemannian geometry, obtained by allowing the metric tensor to depend not only on the points of the manifold under discussion, but also on a tangent vector at each of these points. We present here in brief the specific features of these geometries together with some of their applications - with a special focus on classical field theories - and the surrounding open questions.

29 January 2016, 11:30, 1st floor Seminar room, IEMath-GR

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