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Special cube complexes and the virtual Haken conjecture

Introductory Workshop: Geometric Group Theory August 22, 2016 - August 26, 2016

August 23, 2016 (11:00 AM PDT - 12:30 PM PDT)
Speaker(s): Jason Manning (Cornell University)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Tags/Keywords
  • geometric group theory

  • Haken manifold

  • virtual Haken conjecture

  • low-dimensional topology

  • cube complex

  • covering spaces

  • separable subgroups

  • Free Groups

  • Agol's theorem

Primary Mathematics Subject Classification
Secondary Mathematics Subject Classification No Secondary AMS MSC
Video

14592

Abstract

This will be an expository talk on the theory of special cube complexes and their application in resolving the virtual Haken conjecture

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26641?type=thumb Manning Notes 606 KB application/pdf Download
Video/Audio Files

14592

H.264 Video 14592.mp4 488 MB video/mp4 rtsp://videos.msri.org/data/000/026/452/original/14592.mp4 Download
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