Robion Kirby

Professor Emeritus
Primary Research Area: 
Research Interests: 
Topology of manifolds
Contact Information
919 Evans Hall
kirby [at] math [dot] berkeley [dot] edu
+1 (510) 642-0845
Selected Publications: 
  1. Gay, David T. and Kirby, Robion (2007). Constructing Lefschetz-type fibrations on four-manifolds. Geom. Topol. 11 2075-2115. [MR] [GS?]
  2. Kirby, Robion and Melvin, Paul (2004). Local surgery formulas for quantum invariants and the Arf invariant. In Proceedings of the Casson Fest Geom. Topol. Monogr. 7 213-233 (electronic) Geom. Topol. Publ., Coventry. [MR] [GS?]
  3. Gay, David T. and Kirby, Robion (2004). Constructing symplectic forms on 4-manifolds which vanish on circles. Geom. Topol. 8 743-777 (electronic). [MR] [GS?]
  4. Kirby, Rob (2002). Conversations about mathematics. Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 49 No.3, 333-335. [MR] [GS?]
  5. Kirby, Robion C. and Taylor, Laurence R. (2001). A survey of 4-manifolds through the eyes of surgery. In Surveys on surgery theory, Vol. 2 Ann. of Math. Stud. 149 387-421 Princeton Univ. Press Princeton, NJ. [MR] [GS?]