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Kazhdan sets in groups and equidistribution properties

Amenability, coarse embeddability and fixed point properties December 06, 2016 - December 09, 2016

December 06, 2016 (02:00 PM PST - 03:00 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Catalin Badea (Université de Lille I (Sciences et Techniques de Lille Flandres Artois))
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • Kazhdan sets

  • equidistribution properties

  • Amenability

  • a-T-menability

  • fixed point properties

  • hyperbolic groups

  • group cohomology

  • Banach space

  • index theory

  • non-commutative geometry

  • expander graph

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Secondary Mathematics Subject Classification No Secondary AMS MSC



We will present some results about Kazhdan sets in topological groups using functional and harmonic analysis methods. We will discuss in particular a question, raised by Shalom, about Kazhdan sets and equidistribution properties. This is joint work with Sophie Grivaux

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