REU in Geometric Group Theory and Metric Geometry

Research Focus Group, UC Davis

Student participants: John Haussermann, Kyle Kitzmiller, Annie Oppman, Bassem Saad, Adam Sorkin, Travis Taylor, Bryan White

Led by: Moon Duchin; Assisted by: Gabe Amos, Matt Rathbun, Rohit Thomas

Meetings: weekdays in August 2006, 10am-4pm, MSB 2112

Topics included: metrics and normed spaces, groups and Cayley graphs, R-trees, p-adics, isometry and quasi-isometry, limits of metric spaces, boundaries of groups.

Pod Projects:

[Reading project] * [Working problems] * [Paper in progress]


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