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Introductory seminar by Filippo Cerocchi (MPIM, Bonn)

Title: Acylindrical splittings and 3-manifolds

2017.10.12 | Jane Jamshidi

Date Tue 28 Nov
Time 16:15 17:00
Location 1532-322 (Øv. G3.3)

Abstract: We shall recall the definition of graph of groups  and we shall survey some results of Bass-Serre theory. Then we shall give the definition of acylindrical splitting of a finitely generated group and we shall present some basic examples of groups which possess acylindrical splittings. Next we shall briefly summarise some basic facts of 3-dimensional topology and we shall give a sketch of the proof of the fact that the fundamental groups of non-geometric 3-manifolds possess acylindrical splittings.

The seminar is meant for Master and PhD students. 

Introductory seminars