
SIGMA 3 (2007), 081, 7 pages arXiv:0708.2170
https://doi.org/10.3842/SIGMA.2007.081
Contribution to the Proceedings of the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference in honor of Thomas P. Branson
Future Directions of Research in Geometry: A Summary of the Panel Discussion at the 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference
Edited by Lawrence J. Peterson
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
Received August 09, 2007; Published online August 15, 2007
Abstract
The 2007 Midwest Geometry Conference included a panel discussion
devoted to open problems and the general direction of future research
in fields related to the main themes of the conference. This paper
summarizes the comments made during the panel discussion.
Key words:
determinants; differential complexes; differential geometry; Einstein metrics; GJMS operators; global invariants; heat kernel; Kähler metrics; Qcurvature; Sobolev inequalities.
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