The Algebraic Torus Theorem

24 January 2018
16:00
Alex Margolis
Abstract

I will discuss a wonderful structure theorem for finitely generated group containing a codimension one polycyclic-by-finite subgroup, due to Martin Dunwoody and Eric Swenson. I will explain how the theorem is motivated by the torus theorem for 3-manifolds, and examine some of the consequences of this theorem.

  • Junior Topology and Group Theory Seminar