Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 6 (1999)

Number 6

The Equivalence of Seiberg-Witten and Casson Invariants for Homology 3-Spheres

Pages: 631 – 643

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/MRL.1999.v6.n6.a4

Author

Yuhan Lim (University of California at Santa Barbara)

Abstract

We outline a proof that the Seiberg-Witten invariant for integral homology 3-spheres is the same as Casson’s invariant. This confirms a conjecture of Kronheimer.

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