Finite covers of 3-manifold groups

12 November 2015
16:00
Gareth Wilkes
Abstract

I will introduce the profinite completion as a way of aggregating information about the finite-sheeted covers of a 3-manifold, and discuss the state of the homeomorphism problem for 3-manifolds in this context; in particular, for geometrizable 3-manifolds.

  • Junior Geometry and Topology Seminar