Topology & Geometric Group Theory Seminar (MATH 755756)
Topology & Geometric Group Theory Seminar (MATH 755756)
List of Talks given in 199899
Wednesday, October 7  David Cruickshank, University of Glasgow New invariants for groups 

Friday, October 16  Benson Farb, University of Chicago Discrete groups acting on compact manifolds 

Wednesday, November 4  Martin Lustig, Bochum Free group automorphisms of exponential growth 

Thursday, November 5  Karoly Bezdek, Cornell University The isoperimetric problems of Voronoi cells in unit ball packings of E^d 

Thursday, November 12  F. T. Farrell, Binghamton University Calculating Whitehead groups (or at least trying to) 

Tuesday, February 9  Steve Zdancewic, Cornell University Topology in programming language semantics 

Thursday, February 11  Alan Durfee, Mt. Holyoke College Polynomial knots 

Tuesday, February 16  Chris Hruska, Cornell University The B. B. Newman spelling theorem 

Thursday, February 25  Jim West, Cornell University Introduction to controlled topology II 

Tuesday, March 2  Jim West, Cornell University Introduction to controlled topology III 

Thursday, April 15  Ilya Kapovich, Rutgers University On mapping tori of endomorphisms of free groups 

Tuesday, April 20  Ryan Budney, Cornell University Diffeomorphism groups of manifolds 

Tuesday, April 27  Peter Abramenko, University of Bielefeld Some group theoretic applications of buildings 

Thursday, April 29  Peter Abramenko, University of Bielefeld On some generalizations of the SolomonTits theorem 