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On some problems related to the Hilbert-Smith conjectureApr 27 2015Jul 01 2016We present a reduction of the Hilbert-Smith conjecture in the case of the finite dimensional orbit space to some algebraic topology problems.

On topological complexity and LS-categoryJul 31 2012Aug 12 2012We present some results supporting the Iwase-Sakai conjecture about coincidence of the topological complexity $TC(X)$ and monoidal topological complexity $TC^M(X)$. Using these results we provide lower and upper bounds for the topological complexity of ... More

Cohomological dimension of Markov compactaNov 01 2006We rephrase Gromov's definition of Markov compacta, introduce a subclass of Markov compacta defined by one building block and study cohomological dimensions of these compacta. We show that for a Markov compactum $X$, $\dim_{\Z_{(p)}}X=\dim_{\Q}X$ for ... More

The LS-category of the product of lens spacesSep 29 2014Oct 14 2014We reduced Rudyak's conjecture that a degree one map between closed manifolds cannot raise the Lusternik-Schnirelmann category to the computation of the category of the product of two lens spaces $L^n_p\times L_q^n$ with relatively prime $p$ and $q$. ... More

On Gromov's positive scalar curvature conjecture for virtual duality groupsDec 10 2013We prove the inequality $$ \dim_{mc}\Wi M\le n-2$$ for the macroscopic dimension of the universal covers $\Wi M$ of almost spin $n$-manifolds $M$ with positive scalar curvature whose fundamental group $\pi_1(M)$ is a virtual duality group that satisfies ... More

The Lusternik-Schniremann-category and the fundamental groupSep 24 2009We prove that $$ \cat X\le cd(\pi_1(X))+\bigg\lceil\frac{\dim X-1}{2}\bigg\rceil$$ for every CW complex $X$ where $cd(\pi_1(X))$ denotes the cohomological dimension of the fundamental group of $X$.

The topological complexity and the homotopy cofiber of the diagonal map for non-orientable surfacesJun 20 2015Aug 27 2015We show that the Lusternik-Schnirelmann category of the homotopy cofiber of the diagonal map for non-orientable surfaces equals three. Also, we prove that the topological complexity of non-orientable surfaces of genus $>3$ is four.

On asymptotic dimension of amalgamated products and right-angled Coxeter groupsMay 17 2007Dec 19 2007We prove the inequality $$ \as A\ast_CB\le\max\{\as A,\as B,\as C+1\} $$ and we apply this inequality to show that the asymptotic dimension of any right-angled Coxeter group does not exceed the dimension of its Davis' complex.

On topological complexity of twisted productsDec 01 2013We provide an upper bound on the topological complexity of twisted products. We use it to give an estimate $$TC(X)\le TC(\pi_1(X))+\dim X$$ of the topological complexity of a space in terms of its dimension and the complexity of its fundamental group. ... More

On dimension of product of groupsFeb 08 2019We prove that for geometrically finite groups cohomological dimension of the direct product of a group with itself equals 2 times the cohomological dimension dimension of the group.

Groups with a polynomial dimension growthMay 13 2004We show that finitely generated groups with a polynomial dimension growth have Yu's property A and give an example of such groups.

On macroscopic dimension of universal coverings of closed manifoldsJul 03 2013We give a homological characterization of $n$-manifolds whose universal covering $\Wi M$ has Gromov's macroscopic dimension $\dim_{mc}\Wi M<n$. As the result we distinguish $\dim_{mc}$ from the macroscopic dimension $\dim_{MC}$ defined by the author \cite{Dr}. ... More

Macroscopic dimension and duality groupsAug 02 2012We show that for a rationally inessential orientable closed $n$-manifold $M$ whose fundamental group $\pi$ is a duality group the macroscopic dimension of its universal cover is strictly less than $n$:$$ \dim_{MC}\Wi M<n.$$ As a corollary we obtain the ... More

On macroscopic dimension of rationally essential manifoldsMay 04 2010We construct a counterexamples in dimensions $n>3$ to Gromov's conjecture \cite{Gr1} that the macroscopic dimension of rationally essential $n$-dimensional manifolds equals $n$.

On dimensionally exotic mapsOct 09 2012We call a value $y=f(x)$ of a map $f:X\to Y$ dimensionally regular if $\dim X\le \dim(Y\times f^{-1}(y))$. It was shown in \cite{first-exotic} that if a map $f:X\to Y$ between compact metric spaces does not have dimensionally regular values, then $X$ ... More

Aperiodic colorings and tilings of Coxeter groupsNov 03 2006Mar 30 2007We construct a limit aperiodic coloring of hyperbolic groups. Also we construct limit strongly aperiodic strictly balanced tilings of the Davis complex for all Coxeter groups.

On Gromov's conjecture for totally non-spin manifoldsFeb 18 2014Jul 25 2015Gromov's Conjecture states that for a closed $n$-manifold $M$ with positive scalar curvature the macroscopic dimension of its universal covering $\tilde M$ satisfies the inequality $\dim_{mc}\tilde M\le n-2$\cite{G2}. We prove this inequality for totally ... More

On cohomology of the Higson compactification of hyperbolic spacesOct 11 2011Dec 18 2012We show that in dimensions $>1$ the cohomology groups of the Higson compactification of the hyperbolic space $\H^n$ with respect to the $C_0$ coarse structure are trivial. Also we prove that the cohomology groups of the Higson compactification of $\H^n$ ... More

Asymptotic dimension, decomposition complexity, and Haver's property CJan 15 2013Jan 28 2015The notion of the decomposition complexity was introduced in~\cite{GTY} using a game theoretical approach. We introduce a notion of straight decomposition complexity and compare it with the original as well with the asymptotic property C. Then we define ... More

On the dimension growth of groupsAug 23 2010Jul 24 2012Dimension growth functions of groups have been introduced by Gromov in 1999. We prove that every solvable finitely generated subgroups of the R. Thompson group $F$ has polynomial dimension growth while the group $F$ itself, and some solvable groups of ... More

On homology of complements of compact sets in Hilbert CubeMar 01 2016Mar 22 2016We introduce the notion of spaces with weak relative cohomology and show the acyclicity of the complement $Q\setminus X$ in the Hilbert cube $Q$ of a compactum $X$ with weak relative cohomology. As a corollary we obtain the acyclicity of the complement ... More

Embedding of hyperbolic Coxeter groups into products of binary trees and aperiodic tilingsApr 28 2005We prove that a finitely generated, right-angled, hyperbolic Coxeter group can be quasiisometrically embedded into the product of n binary trees, where n is the chromatic number of the group. As application we obtain certain strongly aperiodic tilings ... More

Embedding of Coxeter groups in a product of treesFeb 24 2004We prove that a right angled Coxeter group with chromatic number n can be embedded in a bilipschitz way into the product of n locally finite trees. We give applications of this result to various embedding problems and determine the hyperbolic rank of ... More

Dimension of the product and classical formulae of dimension theoryDec 08 2011Let $f : X \lo Y$ be a map of compact metric spaces. A classical theorem of Hurewicz asserts that $\dim X \leq \dim Y +\dim f$ where $\dim f =\sup \{\dim f^{-1}(y): y \in Y \}$. The first author conjectured that {\em $\dim Y + \dim f$ in Hurewicz's theorem ... More

On Gromov's scalar curvature conjectureJan 28 2009We prove the Gromov conjecture on the macroscopic dimension of the universal covering of a closed spin manifold with a positive scalar curvature under the following assumptions on the fundamental group: 1. The Strong Novikov Conjecture holds for $\pi$. ... More

Mapping class groups have finite asymptotic dimensionJan 11 2008Jan 22 2008By recognizing them as fundamental groups of developable complexes of groups we prove that mapping class groups of compact orientable surfaces have finite asymptotic dimension.

Stable Systolic Category of Manifolds and the Cup-lengthDec 26 2008Jul 22 2009It follows from a theorem of Gromov that the stable systolic category of a closed manifold is bounded from below by the rational cup-length of the manifold. In the paper we study the inequality in the opposite direction. In particular, combining our results ... More

On the Berstein-Svarc Theorem in dimension 2Dec 13 2007Feb 21 2008We prove that for any group of the cohomological dimension $n$ the $n$th power of the Berstein class of the group is nontrivial. This allows to prove the following Berstein-Svarc theorem for all $n$: Theorem. For a connected complex $X$ with $\dim X=\cat ... More

Small values of Lusternik-Schnirelmann and systolic categories for manifoldsJun 12 2007Jul 23 2007We prove that manifolds of Lusternik-Schnirelmann category 2 necessarily have free fundamental group. We thus settle a 1992 conjecture of Gomez-Larranaga and Gonzalez-Acuna, by generalizing their result in dimension 3, to all higher dimensions. We examine ... More

Small values of the Lusternik-Schnirelmann category for manifoldsMay 11 2008We prove that manifolds of Lusternik-Schnirelmann category 2 necessarily have free fundamental group. We thus settle a 1992 conjecture of Gomez-Larranaga and Gonzalez-Acuna, by generalizing their result in dimension 3, to all higher dimensions. We also ... More

Cohomological dimension, self-linking, and systolic geometryJul 31 2008Dec 14 2009Given a closed manifold M, we prove the upper bound of (n+d)/2 for the length of a product of systoles that can form a curvature-free lower bound for the total volume of M, in the spirit of M. Gromov's systolic inequalities. Here n is the dimension of ... More

On the Lusternik-Schnirelmann category of spaces with 2-dimensional fundamental groupSep 25 2007The following inequality \cat X\le \cat Y+\lceil\frac{hd(X)-r}{r+1}\rceil holds for every locally trivial fibration between $ANE$ spaces $f:X\to Y$ which admits a section and has the $r$-connected fiber where $hd(X)$ is the homotopical dimension of $X$. ... More

HyperEuclidean manifolds and the Novikov ConjectureFeb 19 2001We develop some basic Lipschitz homotopy technique and apply it to manifolds with finite asymptotic dimension. In particular we show that the Higson compactification of a uniformly contractible manifold is mod $p$ acyclic in the finite dimensional case. ... More

On Levin's generalization of the plus constructionJan 11 2014We present a proof of the following theorem of Levin: For every connected CW complex $K$ there is a simply connected CW complex $K^+$ obtained from $K$ by attaching cells of dimension 2 and 3 such that the inclusion $K\to K^+$ induces isomorphisms of ... More

Lipschitz Cohomology, Novikov conjecture, and ExpandersMay 15 2002Jul 17 2003We present sufficient conditions for the cohomology of a closed aspherical manifold to be proper Lipschitz in sense of Connes-Gromov-Moscovici [CGM]. The conditions are stated in terms of the Stone-\v{C}ech compactification of the universal cover of a ... More

On asymptotic dimension of groups acting on treesNov 07 2001Sep 06 2002We prove the following theorem: Let $\pi$ be the fundamental group of a finite graph of groups with finitely generated vertex groups $G_v$ having asdim $G_v\le n$ for all vertices $v$. Then asdim$\pi\le n+1$. This gives the best possible estimate for ... More

Cohomological dimension theory of compact metric spacesJan 28 2005This is a detailed introductory survey of the cohomological dimension theory of compact metric spaces.

Asymptotic Dimension of Discrete GroupsMar 02 2006We extend Gromov's notion of asymptotic dimension of finitely generated groups to all discrete groups. In particular, we extend the Hurewicz type theorem proven in [B-D2] to general groups. Then we use this extension to prove a formula for the asymptotic ... More

On Large Scale Properties of ManifoldsDec 08 1999We show that a space with a finite asymptotic dimension is embeddable in a non-positively curved manifold. Then we prove that if a uniformly contractible manifold X is uniformly embeddable in $\R^n$ or non-positively curved n-dimensional simply connected ... More

Asymptotic topologyJul 30 1999Nov 28 1999We establish some basic theorems in dimension theory and absolute extensor theory in the coarse category of metric spaces. Some of the statements in this category can be translated in general topology language by applying the Higson corona functor. The ... More

Universal spaces for asymptotic dimensionNov 04 2002We construct a universal space for the class of proper metric spaces of bounded geometry and of given asymptotic dimension. As a consequence of this result, we establish coincidence of the asymptotic dimension with the asymptotic inductive dimensions. ... More

On generalized amenabilityJul 29 1999Oct 14 1999There is a word metric $d$ on countably generated free group $\Gamma$ such that $(\Gamma,d)$ does not admit a coarse uniform embedding into a Hilbert space.

Asymptotic DimensionMar 26 2007Apr 04 2007The asymptotic dimension theory was founded by Gromov in the early 90s. In this paper we give a survey of its recent history where we emphasize two of its features: an analogy with the dimension theory of compact metric spaces and applications to the ... More

Asymptotic dimension in BedlewoJul 27 2005Aug 11 2005This survey was compiled from lectures and problem sessions at the International Conference on Geometric Topology at the Mathematical Research and Conference Center in Bedlewo, Poland in July 2005.

On Bestvina-Mess FormulaMar 01 2005Bestvina and Mess [BM] proved a remarkable formula for torsion free hyperbolic groups $$ \dim_L\partial\Gamma=cd_L\Gamma-1 $$ connecting the cohomological dimension of a group $\Gamma$ with the cohomological dimension of its boundary $\partial\Gamma$. ... More

Cohomological approach to asymptotic dimensionAug 09 2006We introduce the notion of asymptotic cohomology based on the bounded cohomology and define cohomological asymptotic dimension $\as_{\Z} X$ of metric spaces. We show that it agrees with the asymptotic dimension $\as X$ when the later is finite. Then we ... More

On asymptotic dimension of groupsDec 02 2000Mar 06 2001We prove a version of the countable union theorem for asymptotic dimension and we apply it to groups acting on asymptotically finite dimensional metric spaces. As a consequence we obtain the following finite dimensionality theorems. A) An amalgamated ... More

On Asymptotic Assouad-Nagata DimensionJul 06 2006For a large class of metric space X including discrete groups we prove that the asymptotic Assouad-Nagata dimension AN-asdim X of X coincides with the covering dimension $\dim(\nu_L X)$ of the Higson corona of X with respect to the sublinear coarse structure ... More

Which compacta are noncommutative ARs?Feb 17 2009We give a short answer to the question in the title: {\em dendrits}. Precisely we show that the $C^{\ast}$-algebra $C(X)$ of all complex-valued continuous functions on a compactum $X$ is projective in the category ${\mathcal C}^{1}$ of all (not necessarily ... More

Every Coxeter group acts amenably on a compact spaceNov 30 1999Coxeter groups admit amenable actions on compact spaces. Moreover, they have finite asymptotic dimension.

A Hurewicz-type theorem for asymptotic dimension and applications to geometric group theoryJul 25 2004We prove an asymptotic analog of the classical Hurewicz theorem on mappings which lower dimension. This theorem allows us to find sharp upper bound estimates for the asymptotic dimension of groups acting on finite dimensional metric spaces and allows ... More

Examples of non-formal closed $(k-1)$-connected manifolds of dimensions $4k-1$ and moreJun 20 2003Nov 17 2003We construct closed $(k-1)$-connected manifolds of dimensions $\ge 4k-1$ that possess non-trivial rational Massey triple products. We also construct examples of manifolds $M$ such that all the cup-products of elements of $H^k(M)$ vanish, while the group ... More

An etale approach to the Novikov conjectureSep 27 2005Oct 10 2005We show that the rational Novikov conjecture for a group $\Gamma$ of finite homological type follows from the mod 2 acyclicity of the Higson compactifcation of an E$\Gamma$. We then show that for groups of finite asymptotic dimension the Higson compactification ... More

Compact group actions that raise dimension to infinityDec 23 2002Apr 09 2003THEOREM. For every prime $p$ and each $n=2, 3, ... \infty$, there is an action of $G=\prod_{i=1}^{\infty}(Z/ pZ)$ on a two-dimensional compact metric space $X$ with $n$-dimensional orbit space. This theorem was proved in [DW: A.N. Dranishnikov and J.E. ... More

An infinite-dimensional phenomenon in finite-dimensional metric topologyOct 31 2006May 28 2016We show that there are homotopy equivalences $h:N\to M$ between closed manifolds which are induced by cell-like maps $p:N\to X$ and $q:M\to X$ but which are not homotopic to homeomorphisms. The phenomenon is based on construction of cell-like maps that ... More

Scattering theory and Banach space valued singular integralsNov 28 2012We give a new sufficient condition for existence and completeness of wave operators in abstract scattering theory. This condition generalises both trace class and smooth approaches to scattering theory. Our construction is based on estimates for the Cauchy ... More

$L^2-$interpolation with error and size of spectraJun 18 2008Given a compact set $S$ and a uniformly discrete sequence $\La$, we show that "approximate interpolation" of delta--functions on $\La$ by a bounded sequence of $L^2-$functions with spectra in $S$ implies an estimate on measure of $S$ through the density ... More

Kazhdan-Laumon representations of finite Chevalley groups, character sheaves and some generalization of the Lefschetz-Verdeier trace formulaOct 01 1998In this paper we investigate the representations of reductive groups over a finite field, introduced in 1987 by D.Kazhdan and G.Laumon. We show that generically these representations are irreducible and that their character is equal to the function obtained ... More

Moments of random sums and Robbins' problem of optimal stoppingJul 17 2011Robbins' problem of optimal stopping asks one to minimise the expected {\it rank} of observation chosen by some nonanticipating stopping rule. We settle a conjecture regarding the {\it value} of the stopped variable under the rule optimal in the sense ... More

Subtle Characteristic ClassesJan 26 2014We construct new subtle Stiefel--Whitney classes of quadratic forms. These classes are much more informative than the ones introduced by Milnor. In particular, they see all the powers of the fundamental ideal of the Witt ring, contain the Arason invariant ... More

Discrete Translates in $L^2(R)$Dec 02 2016A set $\Lambda\subset R$ is called $p$-spectral, if there is a function $\varphi\in L^p(R)$ whose $\Lambda$-translates $\{\varphi(t-\lambda),\lambda\in\Lambda\}$ span $L^p(R)$. We prove that exponentially small non-zero perturbations of the integers are ... More

Governing Singularities of Schubert VarietiesMar 12 2006Jun 29 2006We present a combinatorial and computational commutative algebra methodology for studying singularities of Schubert varieties of flag manifolds. We define the combinatorial notion of *interval pattern avoidance*. For "reasonable" invariants P of singularities, ... More

Diagonalization of the Finite Hilbert Transform on two adjacent intervalsNov 06 2015We study the interior problem of tomography. The starting point is the Gelfand-Graev formula, which converts the tomographic data into the finite Hilbert transform (FHT) of an unknown function $f$ along a collection of lines. Pick one such line, call ... More

A Gröbner basis for Kazhdan-Lusztig idealsSep 03 2009Nov 11 2011Kazhdan-Lusztig ideals, a family of generalized determinantal ideals investigated in [Woo-Yong '08], provide an explicit choice of coordinates and equations encoding a neighbourhood of a torus-fixed point of a Schubert variety on a type A flag variety. ... More

Discrete Uniqueness Sets for Functions with Spectral GapsSep 15 2016It is well-known that entire functions whose spectrum belongs to a fixed bounded set $S$ admit real uniformly discrete uniqueness sets $\Lambda$. We show that the same is true for much wider spaces of continuous functions. In particular, Sobolev spaces ... More

Neutrino energy quantization in rotating mediumSep 30 2008Exact solution of the modified Dirac equation in rotating medium is found in polar coordinates in the limit of vanishing neutrino mass. The solution for the active left-handed particle exhibit properties similar to those peculiar for the charged particle ... More

General Conditions for Lepton Flavour Violation at Tree- and 1-Loop LevelSep 20 2007In this work, we compile the necessary and sufficient conditions a theory has to fulfill in order to ensure general lepton flavour conservation, in the spirit of the Glashow-Weinberg criteria for the absence of flavour-changing neutral currents. At tree-level, ... More

Spectral perturbation theory and the two weights problemJun 08 2013The famous two weights problem consists in characterising all possible pairs of weights such that the Hardy projection is bounded between the corresponding weighted $L^2$ spaces. Koosis' theorem of 1980 gives a way to construct a certain class of pairs ... More

Exponential-Uniform Identities Related to RecordsJun 05 2012We consider a rectangular grid induced by the south-west records from the planar Poisson point process in $R^2_+$. A random symmetry property of the matrix whose entries are the areas of tiles of the grid implies cute multivariate distributional identities ... More

Yet again on polynomial convergence for SDEs with a gradient-type driftJun 28 2017Jul 23 2017Bounds on convergence rate to the invariant distribution for a class of stochastic differential equations (SDEs) with a gradient-type drift are obtained.

Mild and viscosity solutions to semilinear parabolic path-dependent PDEsNov 24 2016Nov 14 2018We study and compare two concepts for weak solutions to semilinear parabolic path-dependent partial differential equations (PPDEs). The first is that of mild solutions as it appears, e.g., in the log-Laplace functionals of historical superprocesses. The ... More

String center of mass operator and its effect on BRST cohomologyNov 15 1995We consider the theory of bosonic closed strings on the flat background R(25,1). We show how the BRST complex can be extended to a complex where the string center of mass operator, x^mu_0, is well defined. We investigate the cohomology of the extended ... More

An ICT-Based Real-Time Surveillance System for Controlling Dengue in Sri LankaMay 16 2014Dengue is a notifiable communicable disease in Sri Lanka since 1996. Dengue fever spread rapidly among people living in most of the districts of Sri Lanka. The present notification system of dengue communicable diseases which is enforced by law is a passive ... More

Approximation of discrete functions and size of spectrumApr 02 2013Let $\Lambda$ be a uniformly discrete set and $S$ be a compact set in $R$. We prove that if there exists a bounded sequence of functions in Paley--Wiener space $PW_S$, which approximates $\delta-$functions on $\Lambda$ with $l^2-$error $d$, then measure($S$)$\geq ... More

On multi-dimensional sampling and interpolationApr 02 2013The paper discusses sharp sufficient conditions for interpolation and sampling for functions of n variables with convex spectrum. When n=1, the classical theorems of Ingham and Beurling state that the critical values in the estimates from above (from ... More

Cauchy independent measures and super-additivity of analytic capacityNov 12 2012We show that, given a family of discs centered at a nice curve, the analytic capacities of arbitrary subsets of these discs add up. However we need that the discs in question would be slightly separated, and it is not clear whether the separation condition ... More

Random "dyadic" lattice in geometrically doubling metric space and $A_2$ conjectureMar 27 2011Apr 21 2011Recently three proofs of the $A_2$-conjecture were obtained. All of them are "glued" to euclidian space and a special choice of one random dyadic lattice. We build a random "dyadic" lattice in any doubling metric space which have properties that are enough ... More

Reachability in Higher-Order-CountersJun 05 2013Higher-order counter automata (\HOCS) can be either seen as a restriction of higher-order pushdown automata (\HOPS) to a unary stack alphabet, or as an extension of counter automata to higher levels. We distinguish two principal kinds of \HOCS: those ... More

Exceptional collections on isotropic GrassmanniansOct 25 2011Sep 13 2015We introduce a new construction of exceptional objects in the derived category of coherent sheaves on a compact homogeneous space of a semisimple algebraic group and show that it produces exceptional collections of the length equal to the rank of the ... More

Full exceptional collections on the Lagrangian Grassmannians LG(4,8) and LG(5,10)Oct 13 2009We construct full exceptional collections of vector bundles on the Lagrangian Grassmannians LG(4,8) and LG(5,10).

Magnetic susceptibility of the quark condensate via holographyFeb 11 2009Jan 13 2010We discuss the holographic derivation of the magnetic susceptibility of the quark condensate. It is found that the susceptibility emerges upon the account of the Chern-Simons term in the holographic action. We demonstrate that Vainshtein's relation is ... More

On Beurling's sampling theorem in $\R^n$Jun 03 2011We present an elementary proof of the classical Beurling sampling theorem which gives a sufficient condition for sampling of multi-dimensional band-limited functions.

On the Duality between Sampling and InterpolationDec 04 2015We present a simple method based on the stability and duality of the properties of sampling and interpolation, which allows one to substantially simplify the proofs of some classical results.

Regenerative compositions in the case of slow variation: A renewal theory approachSep 27 2011Sep 01 2012A regenerative composition structure is a sequence of ordered partitions derived from the range of a subordinator by a natural sampling procedure. In this paper, we extend previous studies Barbour and Gnedin (2006), Gnedin, Iksanov and Marynych (2010) ... More

Derived categories of Gushel-Mukai varietiesMay 21 2016We study the derived categories of coherent sheaves on Gushel-Mukai varieties. In the derived category of such a variety, we isolate a special semiorthogonal component, which is a K3 or Enriques category according to whether the dimension of the variety ... More

Mild and viscosity solutions to quasilinear parabolic path-dependent PDEsNov 24 2016We study and compare two different concepts for weak solutions to quasilinear parabolic path-dependent partial differential equations (PPDEs). The first concept is that of a mild solution as it appears, e.g., in the Laplace functionals of historical superprocesses. ... More

When is a Schubert variety Gorenstein?Sep 25 2004Nov 21 2005A (normal) variety is Gorenstein if it is Cohen-Macualay and its canonical sheaf is a line bundle. This property, which measures the ``pathology'' of the singularities of a variety, is thus stronger than Cohen-Macualayness, but is also weaker than smoothness. ... More

Spherical structures on torus knots and linksAug 02 2010Jul 07 2011The present paper considers two infinite families of cone-manifolds endowed with spherical metric. The singular strata is either the torus knot ${\rm t}(2n+1, 2)$ or the torus link ${\rm t}(2n, 2)$. Domains of existence for a spherical metric are found ... More

Evaluation of the Einstein's strength of difference schemes for some chemical reaction-diffusion equationsMar 10 2018In this paper we present a difference algebraic technique for the evaluation of the Einstein's strength of a system of partial difference equations and apply this technique to the comparative analysis of difference schemes for chemical reaction-diffusion ... More

Limit theorems for the number of occupied boxes in the Bernoulli sieveJan 27 2010The Bernoulli sieve is a version of the classical `balls-in-boxes' occupancy scheme, in which random frequencies of infinitely many boxes are produced by a multiplicative renewal process, also known as the residual allocation model or stick-breaking. ... More

A generalization of the Erdős-Turán law for the order of random permutationApr 26 2011May 03 2012We consider random permutations derived by sampling from stick-breaking partitions of the unit interval. The cycle structure of such a permutation can be associated with the path of a decreasing Markov chain on $n$ integers. Under certain assumptions ... More

Meromorphic Solutions to a Differential--Difference Equation Describing Certain Self-Similar PotentialsMar 23 2001In this paper we prove the existence of meromorphic solutions to a nonlinear differential difference equation that describe certain self-similar potentials for the Schroedinger operator.

Moments Finiteness Problem and Center Problem for Ordinary Differential EquationsMay 18 2013We study the moments finiteness problem for the class of Lipschitz maps $F: [a,b]\rightarrow\mathbb R^n$ with images in a compact Lipschitz triangulable curve $\Gamma$. We apply the obtained results to the center problem for ODEs describing in some cases ... More

On Local Behavior of Holomorphic Functions Along Complex Submanifolds of C^NAug 25 2007Dec 28 2007In this paper we establish some general results on local behavior of holomorphic functions along complex submanifolds of $\Co^{N}$. As a corollary, we present multi-dimensional generalizations of an important result of Coman and Poletsky on Bernstein ... More

Note on Malmstèn's paper De Integralibus quibusdam definitis seriebusque infinitisJun 16 2013We present a proof of the functional equation of the Riemann zeta-function or more precisely the Dirichlet eta-function, which proof seems to be new but follows almost immediately from Malmst\`en's paper ``De integralibus quibusdam definitis seriebusque ... More

Quantization of geometry associated to the quantized Knizhnik-Zamolodchikov equationsJun 05 1996It is known that solutions of the Knizhnik-Zamolodchikov differential equations are given by integrals of closed differential forms over suitable cycles. In this paper a quantization of this geometric construction is described leading to solution of the ... More

Critical set of the master function and characteristic variety of the associated Gauss-Manin differential equationsOct 09 2014Aug 30 2016We consider a weighted family of $n$ parallelly transported hyperplanes in a $k$-dimensioinal affine space and describe the characteristic variety of the Gauss-Manin differential equations for associated hypergeometric integrals. The characteristic variety ... More

Special functions, KZ type equations and Representation theoryMay 29 2002May 29 2002This paper is a set of lecture notes of my course "Special functions, KZ type equations, and representation theory" given at MIT during the spring semester of 2002. The notes do not contain new results, and are an exposition (mostly without proofs) of ... More

A monotonicity formula for free boundary surfaces with respect to the unit ballFeb 19 2014We prove a monotonicity identity for compact surfaces with free boundaries inside the boundary of unit ball in $\mathbb R^n$ that have square integrable mean curvature. As one consequence we obtain a Li-Yau type inequality in this setting, thereby generalizing ... More

On the difference of partial theta functionsDec 26 2007Sums of the form add((-1)^n q^(n(n-1)/2) x^n, n>=0) are called partial theta functions. In his lost noteboook, Ramanujan recorded many identities for these functions. A few years ago Warnaar found an elegant formula for a sum of two partial theta series. ... More