Prof. Christopher Croke

was staying in St.Petersburg in the period from 30.05.2000 to 07.05.2000

Application for participation in the EIMI program

TETE-A-TETE IN RUSSIA

I. Foreign participant(s)

       1) last name                          Croke
       2) given name(s)                      Christopher
       3) citizenship                        USA
       4) degree, title(s)                   Ph.D.
       5) affiliation                        University of Pennsylvania
       6) position                           Professor
       7) mailing address (official)         Department of Mathematics, 
                                             University of Pennsylvania, 
                                             Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
       8) e-mail address                     ccroke@math.upenn.edu
       9) phone number (official)            (215) 898-7846
      10) FAX number (official)              1-215-573-4063

 II. Russian participant(s)

        1) family name                  Buyalo
        2) given name                   Sergey
        3) patronymic                   Vladimirovich
        4) degree, title(s)             Dr
        5) affiliation                  PDMI
        6) position
        7) mailing address
        8) e-mail address               buyalo@pdmi.ras.r
        9) phone number                 7(812)3124058
       10) FAX number                   7(812)3105377

   III. Subject and form of proposed joint work (a few phrases)

The subjects of the work are "isoperimetric inequalities without curvature" 
and "asymptotic invariants of nonpositively curved spaces".
The proposed work will take the form of discussions with Sergey Ivanov and 
Sergey Buyalo about the latest developments in these fields.



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