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3  On the Local Convexity of Intersection Bodies of Revolution Alfonseca, M. Angeles; Kim, Jaegil
One of the fundamental results in Convex Geometry is Busemann's
theorem, which states that the intersection body of a symmetric convex
body is convex. Thus, it is only natural to ask if there is a
quantitative version of Busemann's theorem, i.e., if the intersection
body operation actually improves convexity. In this paper we
concentrate on the symmetric bodies of revolution to provide several
results on the (strict) improvement of convexity under the
intersection body operation. It is shown that the intersection body of
a symmetric convex body of revolution has the same asymptotic behavior
near the equator as the Euclidean
ball. We apply this result to show that in sufficiently high
dimension the double intersection body of a symmetric convex body of
revolution is very close to an ellipsoid in the BanachMazur
distance. We also prove results on the local convexity at the equator
of intersection bodies in the class of star bodies of revolution.


28  Bounded Derived Categories of Infinite Quivers: Grothendieck Duality, Reflection Functor Asadollahi, Javad; Hafezi, Rasool; Vahed, Razieh
We study bounded derived categories of the category of representations of infinite quivers over a ring $R$. In case $R$ is a commutative noetherian ring with a dualising complex, we investigate an equivalence similar to Grothendieck duality for these categories, while a notion of dualising complex does not apply to them. The quivers we consider are left, resp. right, rooted quivers that are either noetherian or their opposite are noetherian. We also consider reflection functor and generalize a result of Happel to noetherian rings of finite global dimension, instead of fields.


55  On Varieties of Lie Algebras of Maximal Class Barron, Tatyana; Kerner, Dmitry; Tvalavadze, Marina
We study complex projective varieties that parametrize
(finitedimensional) filiform Lie algebras over ${\mathbb C}$,
using equations derived by Millionshchikov. In the
infinitedimensional case we concentrate our attention on
${\mathbb N}$graded Lie algebras of maximal class. As shown by A.
Fialowski
there are only
three isomorphism types of $\mathbb{N}$graded Lie algebras
$L=\oplus^{\infty}_{i=1} L_i$ of maximal class generated by $L_1$
and $L_2$, $L=\langle L_1, L_2 \rangle$. Vergne described the
structure of these algebras with the property $L=\langle L_1
\rangle$. In this paper we study those generated by the first and
$q$th components where $q\gt 2$, $L=\langle L_1, L_q \rangle$. Under
some technical condition, there can only be one isomorphism type
of such algebras. For $q=3$ we fully classify them. This gives a
partial answer to a question posed by Millionshchikov.


90  Une propriété de domination convexe pour les orbites sturmiennes Bousch, Thierry
Let ${\bf x}=(x_0,x_1,\ldots)$ be a $N$periodic sequence of integers
($N\ge1$), and ${\bf s}$ a sturmian sequence with the same barycenter
(and also $N$periodic, consequently). It is shown that, for affine
functions $\alpha:\mathbb R^\mathbb N_{(N)}\to\mathbb R$ which are increasing relatively
to some order $\le_2$ on $\mathbb R^\mathbb N_{(N)}$ (the space of all $N$periodic
sequences), the average of $\alpha$ on the orbit of ${\bf x}$ is
greater than its average on the orbit of ${\bf s}$.


107  The Weyl Problem With Nonnegative Gauss Curvature In Hyperbolic Space Chang, JuiEn; Xiao, Ling
In this paper, we discuss the isometric embedding problem in
hyperbolic space with nonnegative extrinsic curvature.
We prove a priori bounds for the trace of the second fundamental
form $H$ and extend the result to $n$dimensions.
We also obtain an estimate for the gradient of the smaller principal
curvature in 2 dimensions.


132  Unitary Equivalence and Similarity to Jordan Models for Weak Contractions of Class $C_0$ Clouâtre, Raphaël
We obtain results on the unitary equivalence of weak contractions of
class $C_0$ to their Jordan models under an assumption on their
commutants. In particular, our work addresses the case of arbitrary
finite multiplicity. The main tool is the
theory of boundary representations due to Arveson. We also
generalize and improve previously known results concerning unitary
equivalence and similarity to Jordan models when the minimal function
is a Blaschke product.


152  On Homotopy Invariants of Combings of Threemanifolds Lescop, Christine
Combings of compact, oriented $3$dimensional manifolds $M$ are
homotopy classes of nowhere vanishing vector fields.
The Euler class of the normal bundle is an invariant of the combing,
and it only depends on the underlying Spin$^c$structure. A combing
is called torsion
if this Euler class is a torsion element of $H^2(M;\mathbb Z)$. Gompf
introduced a $\mathbb Q$valued invariant $\theta_G$ of torsion combings
on closed $3$manifolds, and he showed that $\theta_G$ distinguishes
all torsion combings with the same Spin$^c$structure.
We give an alternative definition for $\theta_G$ and we express
its variation as a linking number. We define a similar invariant
$p_1$ of combings for manifolds bounded by $S^2$. We relate $p_1$
to the $\Theta$invariant, which is the simplest configuration
space integral invariant of rational homology $3$balls, by the
formula $\Theta=\frac14p_1 + 6 \lambda(\hat{M})$ where $\lambda$
is the CassonWalker invariant.
The article also includes a selfcontained presentation of combings
for $3$manifolds.


184  Geometric Spectra and Commensurability McReynolds, D. B.
The work of Reid, ChinburgHamiltonLongReid,
PrasadRapinchuk, and the author with Reid have demonstrated that
geodesics or totally geodesic submanifolds can sometimes be used to
determine the commensurability class of an arithmetic manifold. The
main results of this article show that generalizations of these
results to other arithmetic manifolds will require a wide range of
data. Specifically, we prove that certain incommensurable arithmetic
manifolds arising from the semisimple Lie groups of the form
$(\operatorname{SL}(d,\mathbf{R}))^r \times
(\operatorname{SL}(d,\mathbf{C}))^s$ have the same commensurability
classes of totally geodesic submanifolds coming from a fixed
field. This construction is algebraic and shows the failure of
determining, in general, a central simple algebra from subalgebras
over a fixed field. This, in turn, can be viewed in terms of forms of
$\operatorname{SL}_d$ and the failure of determining the form via certain classes of
algebraic subgroups.


198  Tate Cycles on Abelian Varieties with Complex Multiplication Murty, V. Kumar; Patankar, Vijay M.
We consider Tate cycles on an Abelian variety $A$ defined over
a sufficiently large number field $K$ and having complex
multiplication. We show that
there is an effective bound $C = C(A,K)$ so that
to check whether a given cohomology class is a Tate class on
$A$, it suffices to check the action of
Frobenius elements at primes $v$ of norm $ \leq C$.
We also show that for a set of primes $v$ of $K$ of density
$1$, the space of Tate cycles on the special fibre $A_v$ of the
Néron model of $A$ is isomorphic to the space of Tate cycles
on $A$ itself.


214  Symmetric Genuine Spherical Whittaker Functions on $\overline{GSp_{2n}(F)}$ Szpruch, Dani
Let $F$ be a padic field of odd residual characteristic. Let
$\overline{GSp_{2n}(F)}$ and $\overline{Sp_{2n}(F)}$ be the metaplectic double covers of the general
symplectic group and the symplectic group attached to the $2n$
dimensional symplectic space over $F$. Let $\sigma$ be a genuine,
possibly reducible, unramified principal series representation of
$\overline{GSp_{2n}(F)}$. In these notes we give an explicit formulas for a spanning
set for the space of Spherical Whittaker functions attached to
$\sigma$. For odd $n$, and generically for even $n$, this spanning set
is a basis. The significant property of this set is that each of its
elements is unchanged under the action of the Weyl group of
$\overline{Sp_{2n}(F)}$.
If $n$ is odd then each element in the set has an equivariant property
that generalizes a uniqueness result of Gelbart, Howe and
PiatetskiShapiro. Using this symmetric set, we
construct a family of reducible genuine unramified principal series
representations which have more then one generic constituent. This
family contains all the reducible genuine unramified principal series
representations induced from a unitary data and exists only for $n$
even.

