Monthly Archives: March 2012

Dave Futer’s talk at AMS Meeting in Lawrence, KS

This Friday, March 30, Dave Futer is speaking in the special session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory at the AMS Central Section Meeting in Lawrence, KS. Title: Cusp geometry of fibered 3-manifolds Abstract: Let be a surface with punctures, … Continue reading

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Dave Futer’s talk at Penn

This Thursday, March 29, Dave Futer is speaking in the geometry-topology seminar at UPenn. The talk will be in DRL 4C8 at 4:30 PM. Title: The Jones polynomial and surfaces far from fibers Abstract: This talk explores relations between colored … Continue reading

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Justin Malestein’s talk at Stony Brook University

Justin Malestein will be giving a talk in the Topology Seminar at Stony Brook Thursday, March 29 at 12:50 PM. ┬áHe will be talking on relations between intersections of closed curves on surfaces and the lower central series of the … Continue reading

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Seminar on Tuesday, March 27: Igor Rivin

This Tuesday at 5:00, our very own Igor Rivin is speaking in the seminar. Title: How many ways can you fiber a manifold? Abstract: Can a manifold fiber in more than one way? Can a group be an extension in … Continue reading

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Igor Rivin’s colloquium at Brown University

Igor will speak at the Brown University Mathematics Colloquium on March 21. Title: How thin is thin Abstract: I will discuss some recent work (some of it joint with I. Capdeboscq, E. Fuchs, and P. Sarnak) on random subgroups of … Continue reading

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Seminar on Tuesday, March 20: Genevieve Walsh

This Tuesday at 5:00, the seminar hosts Genevieve Walsh of Tufts University. Title: Right-angled Coxeter groups and acute triangulations Abstract: A triangulation of yields a right-angled Coxeter group whose defining graph is the one-skeleton of that triangulation. In this case, … Continue reading

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Seminar on Tuesday, March 13: Darlan Girao

This Tuesday at 5:00, the seminar hosts Darlan Girao of Universidade Federal do Ceara. Title: Rank gradient of hyperbolic 3-manifolds Abstract: An important line of research in 3-dimensional topology is the study of the behavior of the rank of the … Continue reading

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