Past Junior Topology and Group Theory Seminar

2 February 2010
16:00
Richard Wade
Abstract
We introduce Outer space, a contractible finite dimensional topological space on which the outer automorphism group of a free group acts 'nicely.' We will explain what 'nicely' is, and provide motivation with comparisons to symmetric spaces, analogous spaces associated to linear groups.
  • Junior Topology and Group Theory Seminar

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