Rado Lecture - Ruth Charney

Image
Ruth Charney
October 1, 2018
4:15PM - 5:15PM
Location
Jennings Hall 155

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2018-10-01 16:15:00 2018-10-01 17:15:00 Rado Lecture - Ruth Charney Title: The Bridge from Geometry to Group Theory Speaker: Ruth Charney (Brandeis University) Abstract: While groups are defined as algebraic objects, they can also be viewed as symmetries of geometric objects. This viewpoint gives rise to powerful tools for studying infinite groups. In this lecture I will introduce a few of the central ideas in Geometric Group Theory and give a brief preview of topics to be covered in the following two lectures. Jennings Hall 155 Department of Mathematics math@osu.edu America/New_York public
Description

Title: The Bridge from Geometry to Group Theory

SpeakerRuth Charney (Brandeis University)

Abstract: While groups are defined as algebraic objects, they can also be viewed as symmetries of geometric objects. This viewpoint gives rise to powerful tools for studying infinite groups. In this lecture I will introduce a few of the central ideas in Geometric Group Theory and give a brief preview of topics to be covered in the following two lectures.

Events Filters: