Colloquium: Left-orderability of 3-manifold groups

Publication date: 02-05-2017 11:03

Cameron Gordon

Abstract: The fundamental group is a more or less complete invariant of a 3-dimensional manifold. We will discuss how the purely algebraic property of this group being left-orderable is related to two other aspects of 3-dimensional topology, one geometric and the other essentially analytic.

Cameron Gordon (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Wednesday May 3rd, 15h00
Room 2.4, Department of Mathematics FCTUC