Mathematics Departement Colloquium
Speaker: Michail Zhitomirskii (Technion-IIT)
Title: Points and curves in the Monster tower / 
Time: October 24, 3:30 pm 
Place: Amado 232
Abstract: In this talk, based on a joint work with Richard
Montgomery, I will explain the interplay between the following
ingredients:  Cartan prolongation, Nash blow-up, Goursat
distributions, compactification of the space of Taylor series,
abnormal geodesics, Legendrian curves, and the kinematic model of a
truck with trailers.

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