On Profinite Groups

  • Start Date: 04/30/2007
  • End Date: 05/01/2007
Lecturer(s):

Efim Zelmanov (University of California, San Diego)

Location: 

Simon Fraser University

Topic: 

Infinite profinite groups encapture asymptotic properties of arrays of
finite groups. We will discuss the important examples of (large)
profinite groups and their relations to number theory, geometry and
theoretical computer science.

Other Information: 

10th Anniversary Speaker Series 2007

Sponsor: 

pims