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 or 4102).  The current organizers are Sean Cleary, Olga Kharlampovich, Alexei Miasnikov and Vladimir Shpilrain.   



Recent Announcements

  • Mar. 20: Alex Taam, Graduate Center CUNY  Effective JSJ decompositions of maximal $/Gamma$-limit quotientsAbstract: Analogous to the decomposition of irreducible orientable closed 3-manifolds along incompressible tori from which the name is borrowed, a JSJ ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2015, 6:59 AM by NY Group Theory
  • Mar.13, 16:00-17:00 A. Nikolaev (Stevens Institute) Logspace and compressed word computation in finitely generated nilpotent groups.Abstract: Algorithmic problems in nilpotent groups have been extensivelystudied, but few of the algorithms came with robust estimates of ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2015, 6:27 AM by NY Group Theory
  • March 6, 16:00-17:00, A. Ushakov (Stevens) Title: Magnus embedding and algorithmic properties of groups F/N^(d)Abstract. Let N be a normal subgroup of a free group F. By N' we denotethe derived subgroup ...
    Posted Mar 1, 2015, 1:38 PM by NY Group Theory
  • Feb 27, 16:00-17:00, Daniel Studenmund (Utah), Abstract commensurators of lattices in Lie groups Abstract:  The abstract commensurator of a group G is the group of all isomorphisms between finite index subgroups of G up to a natural equivalence relation. Commensurators of lattices in ...
    Posted Feb 22, 2015, 8:11 PM by NY Group Theory
  • Feb 20, 16:00-17:00, Room 5417. Doron Puder (Princeton) Title: Free Groups and Measure Preservation Abstract: We establish new characterizations of primitive elements and free factors in free groups, which are based on the distributions they induce on finite ...
    Posted Feb 17, 2015, 10:34 AM by NY Group Theory
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