Logo

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

Home » Workshop » Schedules » The Hilbert--Einstein functional and the Sasaki-Futaki invariant

The Hilbert--Einstein functional and the Sasaki-Futaki invariant

Kähler Geometry, Einstein Metrics, and Generalizations March 21, 2016 - March 25, 2016

March 25, 2016 (02:00 PM PDT - 03:00 PM PDT)
Speaker(s): Eveline Legendre (Université de Toulouse III (Paul Sabatier))
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Video

Abstract

I will show how the Hilbert--Einstein functional detects the
Reeb vector fields having a vanishing transversal Futaki
invariant and so that it is an obstruction to the existence
of constant scalar curvature Sasaki metrics. I will also discuss
the relation of this functional with the sasakian
K-stability defined by Collins--Szekelyhidi

Supplements No Notes/Supplements Uploaded
Video/Audio Files

14474

H.264 Video 14474.mp4 324 MB video/mp4 rtsp://videos.msri.org/data/000/025/607/original/14474.mp4 Download
Buy the DVD

If none of the options work for you, you can always buy the DVD of this lecture. The videos are sold at cost for $20USD (shipping included). Please Click Here to send an email to MSRI to purchase the DVD.

See more of our Streaming videos on our main VMath - Streaming Video page.