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1. CMB Online first
A short note on short pants It is a theorem of Bers that any closed hyperbolic surface admits a pants decomposition consisting of curves of bounded length where the bound only depends on the topology of the surface. The question of the quantification of the optimal constants has been well studied and the best upper bounds to date are linear in genus, a theorem of Buser and SeppÃ¤lÃ¤. The goal of this note is to give a short proof of a linear upper bound which slightly improve the best known bound.
Keywords:hyperbolic surfaces, geodesics, pants decompositions Categories:30F10, 32G15, 53C22 |
2. CMB 2012 (vol 57 pp. 209)
Erratum to the Paper "A Lower Bound for the Length of Closed Geodesics on a Finsler Manifold" We correct two clerical errors made in the paper "A Lower Bound for
the Length of Closed Geodesics on a Finsler Manifold".
Keywords:Finsler manifold, closed geodesic, injective radius Categories:53B40, 53C22 |
3. CMB 2012 (vol 57 pp. 194)
A Lower Bound for the Length of Closed Geodesics on a Finsler Manifold In this paper, we obtain a lower bound for the length of closed geodesics on an arbitrary closed Finsler manifold.
Keywords:Finsler manifold, closed geodesic, injective radius Categories:53B40, 53C22 |
4. CMB 2011 (vol 55 pp. 870)
Left Invariant Einstein-Randers Metrics on Compact Lie Groups In this paper we study left invariant Einstein-Randers metrics on compact Lie
groups. First, we give a method to construct left invariant non-Riemannian Einstein-Randers metrics
on a compact Lie group, using the Zermelo navigation data.
Then we prove that this gives a complete classification of left invariant Einstein-Randers metrics on compact simple
Lie groups with the underlying Riemannian metric naturally reductive.
Further, we completely determine the identity component of the group of
isometries for this type of metrics on simple groups. Finally, we study some
geometric properties of such metrics. In particular, we give the formulae of geodesics and flag curvature
of such metrics.
Keywords:Einstein-Randers metric, compact Lie groups, geodesic, flag curvature Categories:17B20, 22E46, 53C12 |
5. CMB 2011 (vol 54 pp. 396)
Parabolic Geodesics in Sasakian $3$-Manifolds We give explicit parametrizations for all
parabolic geodesics in 3-dimensional Sasakian space forms.
Keywords:parabolic geodesics, pseudo-Hermitian geometry, Sasakian manifolds Category:58E20 |
6. CMB 2005 (vol 48 pp. 340)
Short Geodesics of Unitaries in the $L^2$ Metric Let $\M$ be a type II$_1$ von Neumann algebra, $\tau$ a trace in $\M$,
and $\l2$ the GNS Hilbert space of $\tau$. We regard the unitary group
$U_\M$ as a subset of $\l2$ and characterize the shortest smooth
curves joining two fixed unitaries in the $L^2$ metric. As a
consequence of this we obtain that $U_\M$, though a complete (metric)
topological group, is not an embedded riemannian submanifold of $\l2$
Keywords:unitary group, short geodesics, infinite dimensional riemannian manifolds. Categories:46L51, 58B10, 58B25 |