Abstract. This is a survey about Thurston's geometrization conjecture of three manifolds and Perelman's proof with the Ricci flow. In particular we review the essential contribution of Hamilton as well as some results in topology relevants for the proof. © 2008 Real Academia de Ciencias, Espãna.
|Journal||Revista de la Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Fisicas y Naturales - Serie A: Matematicas|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 2008|
- Hamilton-Ricci flow mathematics subject classifications: 53C44
- Three manifolds