Department of Mathematics

Geometric Group Theory

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Organizers Alessandro Sisto, Beatrice Pozzetti
Place ML J 34.1
Time Tuesday, 13-15
Begins on First week of the semester
Bibliography Published paper
Arxiv version
Videos of a minicourse
Ursula Hamenstädt's paper on a generalization of the theorem
Other informations We will talk about:

Theorem (Kahn-Markovic): The fundamental group of any closed hyperbolic 3-manifold contains the fundamental group of some closed surface of genus at least two.

The first seminar will be a general overview.
Date Speakers Contents
23.09 Alessandro Sisto Introduction, sketch of the proof
30.09 No meeting --
7.10 Meret Perrot & Marcel Schmidt Hyperbolic metrics on pairs of pants, basic Teichmuller theory
14.10 Meret Perrot & Marcel Schmidt Skew pants, statement of Theorem 2.1
21.10 Nicolaus Heuer & Benjamin Mietsch Proof of Theorem 2.1
28.10 Patrick Welti Proof of Theorem 3.1
4.11 Paul Pedrazzini Howe Moore- Construction of a pair of pants
11.11 NO MEETING  
18.11 Lluís Usó i Cubertorer Proof of Theorem 3.4
25.11 Alessandro Sisto Summary of the proof

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