nLab geometrization conjecture

Context

Manifolds and cobordisms

manifolds and cobordisms

Contents

Idea

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The proof of the geometrization conjecture implies that of

References

The conjecture was stated by William Thurston in 1982. The Ricci flow-strategy for the proof was devised by Richard Hamilton and the remaining technical problem of controlling the pinching was finally solved by Grigori Perelman.

• Wikipedia, Geometrization conjecture

• Laurent Bessieres, Gerard Besson, Michel Boileau, Sylvain Maillot, Joan Porti, Geometrisation of 3-manifolds (pdf)

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