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Finite embeddability of groups and its applications to geometry and topology

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

December 07, 2016 (03:30 PM PST - 04:30 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Guoliang YU (Texas A & M University)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Tags/Keywords
  • coarse embedding

  • finite embeddability

  • K theory

  • C* algebras

  • Amenability

  • a-T-menability

  • fixed point properties

  • hyperbolic groups and generalizations

  • Banach space

  • group cohomology

  • expander graph

  • index theory

  • non-commutative geometry

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

14645

Abstract

We will introduce the concept of finite embeddability of groups and discuss its applications to non-rigidity of topological manifolds and the moduli space of positive scalar curvature metrics. A certain secondary invariant of elliptic operators plays a crucial role in these applications. This is joint work with Shmuel Weinberger and Zhizhang Xie

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27473?type=thumb Yu Notes 1.07 MB application/pdf Download
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14645

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