Title

Ricci flow of locally homogeneous geometries on closed manifolds

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1992

Publication Title

Journal of Differential Geometry

Department

Mathematics and Computer Science

Abstract

Hamilton's program for using Ricci flow to study Thurston's three-dimensional geometrization conjecture requires one to understand the Ricci flow of all locally homogeneous geometries on closed three-manifolds. We study these flows and describe their characteristic behaviors.

ISSN

0022-040X