Horocyclic product of Gromov hyperbolic spaces.

11 March 2020
16:00
Abstract

Gromov hyperbolicity is a property to metric spaces that generalises the notion of negative curvature for manifolds.
After an introduction about these spaces, we will explain the construction of horocyclic products related to lamplighter groups, Baumslag solitar groups and the Sol geometry.
We will describe the shape of geodesics in them, and present rigidity results on their quasi-isometries due to Farb, Mosher, Eskin, Fisher and Whyte.

  • Junior Topology and Group Theory Seminar