##### Department of Mathematics,

University of California San Diego

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### Math 295 - Mathematics Colloquium

## John McCleary

#### Vassar College

## Tricks with spectral sequences

##### Abstract:

Spectral sequences present a fairly complicated algebraic gadget with which to study some interesting geometric questions. In this talk, the goal is to show how certain methods that depend on the structure of a spectral sequence lead to satisfying results. Examples will abound.

Host: Jim Lin

### October 5, 2006

### 4:00 PM

### AP&M 6402

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