Path Products in Projective Space

Path Products in Projective Space

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Nancy Hingston, College of New Jersey
IAS Room S-101

We compute the mod 2 homology of the space of paths in CP^n with endpoints in RP^n, and its algebra structure with respect to the Pontryagin-Chas-Sullivan product . Our method combines Morse theory with geometry. Joint work with Alexandru Oancea.