Sofic groups - an introduction
Connections for Women: Geometric Group Theory August 17, 2016 - August 19, 2016
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
geometric group theory
limits of groups
20F65 - Geometric group theory [See also 05C25, 20E08, 57Mxx]
37-XX - Dynamical systems and ergodic theory [See also 26A18, 28Dxx, 34Cxx, 34Dxx, 35Bxx, 46Lxx, 58Jxx, 70-XX]
20E15 - Chains and lattices of subgroups, subnormal subgroups [See also 20F22]
20E26 - Residual properties and generalizations; residually finite groups
20Exx - Structure and classification of infinite or finite groups
I will give an introduction to sofic groups, basic properties and open problems.
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