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Stefan Friedl’s talk at the Geometry/Topology seminar (4pm Tuesday, October 16th)
In 2007, Agol showed that any irreducible 3manifold such that its fundamental groups is ‘virtually RFRS’ is virtually fibered. I will give a somewhat different proof using complexities of sutured manifolds. This is joint work with Takahiro Kitayama.
Igor Rivin speaking at the Geometry and Dynamics seminar at Penn State
Igor will be speaking in the Geometry and Dynamics Seminar at Penn State on November 28th, on the topic of “counting curves on usually hyperbolic) surfaces.”
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Tagged away talks, Igor
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Igor Rivin speaking at Penn State MASS Colloquium
Igor will be speaking at the MASS Colloquium on November 29th. Watch this space for more details
Patricia Cahn’s talk at the Geometry/Topology seminar (October 9th, 4pm)
Title: Algebras counting intersections and selfintersections of curves Abstract: Goldman and Turaev discovered a Lie bialgebra structure on the vector space generated by free homotopy classes of loops on an oriented surface. Goldman’s Lie bracket gives a lower bound on … Continue reading
Bill Floyd Speaks! (Tuesday, October 2, 4pm)
Speaker: Bill Floyd, Virginia Tech Title: Finite subdivision rules and rational maps Abstract: A finite subdivision rule gives an essentially combinatorial method for recursively subdividing planar complexes. The theory was developed (as part of an approach to Cannon’s conjecture) as … Continue reading
PATCH miniconference, Friday, September 21
We have Thomas Koberda (Yale), Eriko Hironaka (Florida State) and Andy Putman (Rice) speaking on things vaguely related to the mapping class group: 2pm: Speaker Thomas Koberda Title: The complex of curves for a rightangled Artin group Abstract: I will … Continue reading
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Tagged Mapping Class Group, pseudoAnosov
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New York Hyperbolic Geometry/Teichmuller theory conference.
Igor Rivin and Dave Futer are both speaking at the Hyperbolic Geometry conference at FDR’s house.
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