If $X$ is a connected complex manifold with $d_X = 2$ that admits a (connected) Lie group $G$
acting transitively as a group of holomorphic transformations, then the action extends to an action of the
complexification $\widehat{G}$ of $G$ on $X$ except when
either the unit disk in the complex plane
or a strictly pseudoconcave homogeneous complex manifold is
the base or fiber of some homogeneous fibration of $X$.

In this paper we study connections between topological games
such
as Rothberger, Menger and compact-open, and relate these games
to
properties involving covers by $G_\delta$ subsets. The results
include:
(1) If Two has a winning strategy in the Menger
game on a regular space $X$, then $X$ is an Alster space.
(2) If Two has a winning strategy in the Rothberger game on a
topological space $X$, then the $G_\delta$-topology on $X$ is
Lindelöf.
(3) The Menger game and the compact-open game are (consistently)
not
dual.

We describe a general setting where the monodromy action on the first
cohomology group of the Milnor fiber of a hyperplane arrangement is
the identity.

It is known that the normalized standard generators of the free
orthogonal quantum group $O_N^+$ converge in distribution to a free
semicircular system as $N \to \infty$. In this note, we
substantially improve this convergence result by proving that, in
addition to distributional convergence, the operator norm of any
non-commutative polynomial in the normalized standard generators of
$O_N^+$ converges as $N \to \infty$ to the operator norm of the
corresponding non-commutative polynomial in a standard free
semicircular system. Analogous strong convergence results are obtained
for the generators of free unitary quantum groups. As applications of
these results, we obtain a matrix-coefficient version of our strong
convergence theorem, and we recover a well known $L^2$-$L^\infty$ norm
equivalence for non-commutative polynomials in free semicircular
systems.

We classify integral modular categories of dimension $pq^4$ and $p^2q^2$,
where
$p$ and $q$ are distinct primes. We show that such categories are always
group-theoretical except for categories of dimension $4q^2$.
In these cases there are
well-known examples of non-group-theoretical categories, coming from
centers of
Tambara-Yamagami categories and quantum groups. We show that a
non-group-theoretical integral modular category of dimension $4q^2$ is
equivalent to either one of these well-known examples or is of dimension
$36$ and is twist-equivalent to fusion categories arising from a
certain quantum group.

We describe of all finite
dimensional uniserial representations of a commutative associative
(resp. abelian Lie) algebra over a perfect (resp. sufficiently
large perfect) field. In the Lie case the size of the field
depends on the answer to following question, considered and solved
in this paper. Let $K/F$ be a finite separable field extension
and
let $x,y\in K$. When is $F[x,y]=F[\alpha x+\beta y]$ for some
non-zero elements $\alpha,\beta\in F$?

We describe double Hurwitz numbers as intersection numbers on the
moduli space of curves $\overline{\mathcal{M}}_{g,n}$. Using a result on the
polynomiality of intersection numbers of psi classes with the Double
Ramification Cycle, our formula explains the polynomiality in chambers
of double Hurwitz numbers, and the wall crossing phenomenon in terms
of a variation of correction terms to the $\psi$ classes. We
interpret this as suggestive evidence for polynomiality of the Double
Ramification Cycle (which is only known in genera $0$ and $1$).

We consider the Finsler space $(\bar{M}^3, \bar{F})$ obtained by
perturbing the Euclidean metric of $\mathbb{R}^3$ by a rotation. It
is the open region of $\mathbb{R}^3$ bounded by a cylinder with a
Randers metric. Using the Busemann-Hausdorff volume form, we
obtain the differential equation that characterizes the helicoidal
minimal surfaces in $\bar{M}^3$. We prove that the helicoid is a
minimal surface in $\bar{M}^3$, only if the axis of the helicoid
is the axis of the cylinder. Moreover, we prove that, in the
Randers space $(\bar{M}^3, \bar{F})$, the only minimal
surfaces in the Bonnet family, with fixed axis $O\bar{x}^3$, are the catenoids
and the helicoids.

Previous results by the author on the connection
between three of measures
of non-compactness obtained for $L_p$, are extended
to regular spaces of measurable
functions.
An example of advantage
in some cases one of them in comparison with another is given.
Geometric characteristics of regular spaces are determined.
New theorems for $(k,\beta)$-boundedness of partially additive
operators are proved.

We give some new characterizations for compactness of weighted
composition operators $uC_\varphi$ acting on Bloch-type spaces in
terms of the power of the components of $\varphi,$ where $\varphi$
is a holomorphic self-map of the polydisk $\mathbb{D}^n,$ thus
generalizing the results obtained by Hyvärinen and
Lindström in 2012.

Let $L(X)$ be the free locally convex space over a Tychonoff space $X$. Then $L(X)$ is a $k$-space if and only if $X$ is a countable discrete space. We prove also that $L(D)$ has uncountable tightness for every uncountable discrete space $D$.

We show that if $E$ is a separable reflexive space, and $L$ is a weak-star closed linear subspace of
$L(E)$ such that $L\cap K(E)$ is weak-star dense in $L$, then $L$ has a unique isometric predual. The proof relies on basic topological arguments.

A formula is provided to
explicitly describe global dimensions of all kinds of tree type
finite dimensional $k-$algebras for $k$ an algebraic closed field.
In particular, it is pointed out that if the underlying tree type
quiver has $n$ vertices, then the maximum of possible global
dimensions is $n-1$.

In this paper we give a characterization of a real hypersurface of
Type~$(A)$ in complex two-plane Grassmannians ${ { {G_2({\mathbb
C}^{m+2})} } }$, which means a
tube over a totally geodesic $G_{2}(\mathbb C^{m+1})$ in
${G_2({\mathbb C}^{m+2})}$, by
the Reeb parallel structure Jacobi operator ${\nabla}_{\xi}R_{\xi}=0$.

We study $L^p-L^r$ restriction estimates for
algebraic varieties $V$ in the case when restriction operators act on
radial functions in the finite field setting.
We show that if the varieties $V$ lie in odd dimensional vector
spaces over finite fields, then the conjectured restriction estimates
are possible for all radial test functions.
In addition, assuming that the varieties $V$ are defined in even
dimensional spaces and have few intersection points with the sphere
of zero radius, we also obtain the conjectured exponents for all
radial test functions.

Let $f$ be a modular form which is non-ordinary at $p$. Loeffler has
recently constructed four two-variable $p$-adic $L$-functions
associated to $f$. In the case where $a_p=0$, he showed that, as in
the one-variable case, Pollack's plus and minus splitting applies to
these new objects. In this article, we show that such a splitting can
be generalised to the case where $a_p\ne0$ using Sprung's logarithmic
matrix.

Let $X$ be a compact Hausdorff space. In this paper, we give an
example to show that there is $u\in \mathrm{C}(X)\otimes \mathrm{M}_n$
with $\det (u(x))=1$ for all $x\in X$ and $u\sim_h 1$ such that the
$\mathrm{C}^*$ exponential length of $u$
(denoted by $cel(u)$) can not be controlled by
$\pi$. Moreover, in simple inductive limit $\mathrm{C}^*$-algebras,
similar examples also exist.

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 Seppälä. The goal of this note is to give a short proof of a linear upper bound which slightly improve the best known bound.

We prove some results concerning covolutions, the
additive energy and sumsets of convex sets and its generalizations. In
particular, we show that if a set $A=\{a_1,\dots,a_n\}_\lt \subseteq
\mathbb R$ has
the property that for every fixed
$1\leqslant d\lt n,$ all differences $a_i-a_{i-d}$, $d\lt i\lt n,$ are distinct, then
$|A+A|\gg |A|^{3/2+c}$ for a constant $c\gt 0.$

Let $A$ be a subgroup of a finite group $G$ and $\Sigma : G_0\leq
G_1\leq\cdots \leq G_n$ some subgroup series of $G$. Suppose that
for each pair $(K,H)$ such that $K$ is a maximal subgroup of $H$ and
$G_{i-1}\leq K \lt H\leq G_i$, for some $i$, either $A\cap H = A\cap K$
or $AH = AK$. Then $A$ is said to be $\Sigma$-embedded in $G$; $A$
is said to be $m$-embedded in $G$ if $G$ has a subnormal subgroup
$T$ and a $\{1\leq G\}$-embedded subgroup $C$ in $G$ such that $G =
AT$ and $T\cap A\leq C\leq A$. In this article, some sufficient
conditions for a finite group $G$ to be $p$-nilpotent are given
whenever all subgroups with order $p^{k}$ of a Sylow $p$-subgroup of
$G$ are $m$-embedded for a given positive integer $k$.