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Simply connected Alexandrov 4-manifolds with positive or nonnegative curvature and torus actions. [Preprint]

Galaz-Garcia, Fernando

Abstract:
We point out that a 4-dimensional topological manifold with an Alexandrov metric (of curvature bounded below) and with an effective, isometric action of the circle or the 2-torus is locally smooth. This observation implies that the topological and equivariant classifications of compact, simply connected Riemannian 4-manifolds with positive or nonnegative sectional curvature and an effective isometric action of a circle or a 2-torus also hold if we consider Alexandrov manifolds instead of Riemannian manifolds.

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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Algebra und Geometrie (IAG)
Publikationstyp Buchaufsatz
Jahr 2014
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000051190
Erschienen in arXiv [math.DG]
Seiten arXiv:1208.3041
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