Texas A&M University, Department of Mathematics

Groups and Dynamics Seminar

Spring 2006


Organizers:
Rostislav Grigorchuk, Volodia Nekrashevych, and Zoran Šunić


Time and Place

Unless otherwise stated, the Groups and Dynamics Seminar meeting coordinates are

Full schedule

1st of February, 2006
Speaker: Volodymyr Nekrashevych of Texas A&M University
Title: A minimal Cantor set in the space of 3-generated groups. Abstract.

8th of February, 2006
Speaker: Volodymyr Nekrashevych of Texas A&M University
Title: A Cantor set of 3-generated groups II: Limit space and dynamics. Abstract.

22nd of February, 2006
Speaker: Daniel Berend of Ben Gurion University
Title: Nilpotent Groups are Round. Abstract.

1st of March, 2006
Speaker: Bogdan Petrenko of  Texas A&M University
Title: Finite direct sums of matrix rings are 2-generated with finitely many relations. Abstract.

22nd of March, 2006
Speaker: Alexander Teplyaev
Title: Spectrum of symmetric point-connected self-similar graphs and fractals. Abstract

29th of March, 2006
Speaker: Jim Belk
Title: Strand Diagrams, Configuration Spaces, and Associahedra. Abstract

12th of April, 2006 at 3:00--3:50
Speaker: George Willis
Title: Almost normal subgroups of SL(n, Z). Abstract

12th of April, 2006 at 4:00--4:50
Speaker: Benjamin Steinberg
Title: Rational subsets of groups. Abstract

19th of April, 2006
Speaker: Yuri Leonov
Title: Growth of self-similar groups. Abstract


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