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Sofic groups - an introduction

Connections for Women: Geometric Group Theory August 17, 2016 - August 19, 2016

August 18, 2016 (03:30 PM PDT - 04:30 PM PDT)
Speaker(s): Kate Juschenko (Northwestern University)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Tags/Keywords
  • geometric group theory

  • sofic groups

  • C^* algebras

  • von Neumann algebra

  • dynamical systems

  • Cayley graphs

  • Kaplansky's conjecture

  • invariant ergodic measure

  • subjunctive homomorphisms

Primary Mathematics Subject Classification
Secondary Mathematics Subject Classification No Secondary AMS MSC
Video

14582

Abstract

I will give an introduction to sofic groups, basic properties and open problems.

Supplements
26549?type=thumb Juschenko Notes 393 KB application/pdf Download
Video/Audio Files

14582

H.264 Video 14582.mp4 327 MB video/mp4 rtsp://videos.msri.org/data/000/026/419/original/14582.mp4 Download
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