|To apply for Funding you must register by:||September 06, 2016 10 days from now|
|Parent Program:||Geometric Group Theory|
|Location:||MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Atrium|
- Catalin Badea (Université de Lille I (Sciences et Techniques de Lille Flandres Artois))
- Uri Bader (Weizmann Institute of Science)
- Bachir Bekka (Institut de Recherche Mathematique (IRMAR))
- Alexander Gamburd (University of California, Santa Cruz)
- Rostislav Grigorchuk (Texas A & M University)
- Erik Guentner (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
- Peter Haïssinsky (Université de Toulouse III (Paul Sabatier))
- Kate Juschenko (Northwestern University)
- Martin Kassabov (Cornell University)
- Anastasia Khukhro (Université de Neuchâtel)
- Hanfeng Li (University at Buffalo (SUNY))
- Alexander Lubotzky (Hebrew University)
- Kathryn Mann (University of California, Berkeley)
- Masato Mimura (Tohoku University)
- Gilles Pisier (Texas A & M University)
- Roger Plymen (University of Southampton)
- John Roe (Pennsylvania State University)
- Romain Tessera (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS))
- Guoliang YU (Texas A & M University)
- Tianyi Zheng (Cornell University)
The main theme of the workshop is the spectrum of analytic properties running from Kazhdan's property (T) at one end to von Neumann's amenability at the other, that forms a foundational organizing structure for infinite groups and spaces. These properties can be described both analytically, via unitary representation theory, and geometrically, using embedding properties for discrete spaces. Connections with probability and combinatorics will likewise be addressed during the meeting.
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fixed point properties
hyperbolic groups and generalizations
To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.
Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.
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