Diffeomorphisms of Elliptic 3-Manifolds
by S. Hong, J. Kalliongis, D. McCullough, J. H. Rubinstein
Publisher: arXiv 2011
Number of pages: 185
The elliptic 3-manifolds are the closed 3-manifolds that admit a Riemannian metric of constant positive curvature, that is, those that have finite fundamental group. The (Generalized) Smale Conjecture asserts that for any elliptic 3-manifold M, the inclusion from the isometry group of M to the diffeomorphism group of M is a homotopy equivalence.
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