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:

(R) Intro to p-adics

(R) Length spaces

(R) Fractals and Hausdorff dimension

(W) Deep vertex truncation

(W) Filters, ultrafilters, and asymptotic cones

(W) Hilbert geometries

(P) Finding QI constants for embeddings of Q_{p} into R^{2}

(P) The visual boundary of Z^{2}

(P) Comparing the locally infinite Cayley graphs C(Z,{2^{n}})
and C(Z,{3^{n}})

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