Groups and Dynamics Seminar
2019 - 2020
RLM 10.176, Friday from 2 to 3 pm
09/13 John Chaika. TBA
09/06 Anthony Quas. TBA
Room on the 11th floor, Monday 10 am to 2 pm
08/19 Max Chaudkhari.
Title: Superharmonic functions and Northshield's criterion of amenability.
Abstract: We will discuss an extension of Northshield's criterion of amenability to group actions and its applications. In particular, we will describe a new approach to the study of amenability of Thompson's group $F$. The talk is based on a recent preprint by Maksym Chornyi: arxiv