|Date:||Mon, February 6, 2017|
|Place:||Research II Lecture Hall|
Abstract: It is hopeless to classify infinite groups up to isomorphism. There are several invariants one can use to chart the vast area inhabited by such groups. I shall discuss several numerical group invariants coming from topology, homology, and geometry:
The colloquium is preceded by tea from 16:45 in the Resnikoff Mathematics Common Room, Research I, 127.