New York Group Theory Seminar

The New York Group Theory Seminar was founded in 1960  by Wilhelm Magnus, whose picture is attached here.  For many years the New York Group Theory Seminar was coordinated by Gilbert Baumslag. Memorial Seminar for G. Baumslag video

 The seminar meets Friday 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (Room 5417).  The current organizers are Khalid Bou-Rabee, Olga Kharlampovich, Alexei Miasnikov, Vladimir Shpilrain and Sean Cleary.

Recent Announcements

  • March 3, 16:00-17:00, Room 5417, H. Helfgott (U. Gottingen and CNRS) The diameter of the symmetric group Given a finite group $G$ and a set $A$ of generators, the diameter $\diam(\Gamma(G,A))$ of the Cayley graph $\Gamma(G,A ...
    Posted Feb 25, 2017, 1:25 PM by NY Group Theory
  • Feb 24, 16:00-17:00, Room 5417 I. Kapovich (UIUC)  Dynamics on free-by-cyclic groupsAbstract: We develop a counterpart of the Thurston-Fried-McMullen ``fibered face'' theory in the setting of free-by-cyclic groups, that is, mapping ...
    Posted Feb 19, 2017, 10:51 AM by NY Group Theory
  • Feb 10, 16:00-17:00, Room 5417 J. Behrstock (CUNY)  Title: Asymptotic dimension of mapping class groupsAbstract: The goal of this talk will be to describe our recent result proving that the asymptotic dimension of the mapping class group ...
    Posted Feb 6, 2017, 11:23 AM by NY Group Theory
  • Feb 3, A. Miasnikov (Stevens), 4:15-5:15, Room 5417 “Homogeneous and isotypic groups and algebras”      The type of a tuple of elements of a group (or a ring) G  is the set of all formulas of the group (ring ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2017, 7:59 PM by NY Group Theory
  • Dec 9, MAD, Room C-201, 2:00-5:10 Manhattan Algebra Day
    Posted Dec 6, 2016, 9:58 PM by NY Group Theory
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