Monthly Archives: October 2010

Geometry Seminar, November 2, 2010: David Gabai

After a week off for PATCH, the Geometry Seminar resumes with David Gabai of Princeton speaking on: Title: Topology of Ending Lamination Space Abstract: The Ending lamination space is a naturally defined space associated to a surface of negative Euler … Continue reading

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Geometry colloquium on October 25

Our third Geometry Colloquium will be on October 25. Walter Neumann, from Columbia University, will speak on, Title: What does a complex surface really look like? Abstract: An algebraic surface over the complex numbers has a geometry which can be surprisingly … Continue reading

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PATCH Day on October 26

On October 26th, the second PATCH seminar will be held at Bryn Mawr in the Park Science Center.  There will be two talks, starting at 4:10 PM: Greg Schneider from the University at Buffalo will speak on Title: Box-dot diagrams for … Continue reading

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Kei Nakamura’s talk on Oct. 28

Kei Nakamura will speak on October 28th in the Princeton Topology Seminar. Title: Fox re-embedding and Bing submanifolds Abstract: Let M be an orientable closed connected 3-manifold, and Y be a connected compact 3-manifold. We show that the following two … Continue reading

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Tuesday, October 19 2010 talks: Denis Osin

Denis Osin of Vanderbilt University will be speaking on: Title: Dehn Filling in relatively hyperbolic groups. Abstract: I will talk about a group theoretic analogue of Dehn surgery on 3-dimensional manifolds. The main result is a generalization of the Thurston’s hyperbolic … Continue reading

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Away talks, the week of October 18, 2010

A busy week. On Monday, Louis Theran is speaking at the University of Maryland Geometry and Topology Seminar. Title: Generic rigidity of periodic frameworks Abstract: A planar periodic bar-joint framework is an infinite structure, periodic with respect to a lattice, made of … Continue reading

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Igor Rivin’s talk on October 8 2010

Igor will be speaking at the CUNY Graduate Center Complex Geometry and Dynamics Seminar on Friday, October 8th, at 2pm. Title: Finding Conformal Maps Between Molecules and Other Stories Abstract:  We will talk about (and mostly around) the question of … Continue reading

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