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geometrization conjecture

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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)

Revised on May 20, 2015 04:49:57 by Urs Schreiber (195.113.30.252)