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RAS - SOQUAGAT: Symmetries and surface detection for SL(2,C) character varieties of 3-manifolds December 04, 2020 (09:00 AM PST - 10:00 AM PST)
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Location: MSRI: Online/Virtual
Speaker(s) Kathleen Petersen (Florida State University)
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To attend this seminar, please register here: https://www.msri.org/seminars/25205

Abstract: Culler, Morgan, and Shalen pioneered the detection essential surfaces in 3-manifolds through SL(2,C) character varieties. I’ll discuss how symmetries of the 3-manifold affect this detection, concluding with some examples. This is joint work with Jay Leach.

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