MATH 4560

MATH 4560

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

An introduction to the geometric approach to the theory of infinite discrete groups. Topics include group actions, the construction of Cayley graphs, connections to formal language theory, actions on trees, volume growth, and large-scale geometry. Theorems are balanced by specific examples such as Baumslag-Solitar groups, the Lamplighter group, and Thompson's groups.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: an introduction to groups via MATH 3340, MATH 3360, MATH 4340, or MATH 4500, or permission of instructor. Students will be expected to be comfortable with proofs.

Distribution Category (SMR-AS)

Comments Offered alternate years.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16750 MATH 4560   LEC 001

    • MWF Malott Hall 206
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Manning, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person