Graduate Student Seminar

Title: Gromov's theorem on groups of polynomial growth
Speaker: Christian Gorski
Speaker Info: Northwestern University
Brief Description:
Special Note:

I'll talk about one of my favorite theorems. This theorem of Gromov says that a "coarse-geometric" condition on a group implies an algebraic one; more specifically, it says that all finitely generated groups of polynomial growth are virtually nilpotent. First I'll explain what all these words mean (with examples), and then I'll give a (very) broad overview of the proof.
Date: Friday, March 04, 2022
Time: 5:15pm
Where: Lunt 105
Contact Person: Jennifer Jones
Contact email: jenniferjones2024@u.northwestern.edu
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