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Dilatations of pseudo-Anosov mapping classes

Geometry of mapping class groups and Out(Fn) October 25, 2016 - October 28, 2016

October 25, 2016 (03:30 PM PDT - 04:30 PM PDT)
Speaker(s): Eriko Hironaka (Florida State University)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • geometric group theory

  • Mapping Class Group

  • pseudo-Anosov

  • Dilatation

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



We discuss the minimum dilatation problem for pA mapping classes.  What do small dilatation pA mapping classes look like, and what is the smallest normalized dilatation?

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