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Pseudo-Anosov maps and toral automorphisms

INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS

April 22, 2020      4:00 pm
Speaker: Rick Kenyon - Yale University

We give a construction of a pseudo-Anosov map of a surface starting from (and almost isomorphic to) a hyperbolic automorphism of an n-torus. The construction arises from a peano curve...
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Unknottedness of noncompact self shrinkers

DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY

April 21, 2020      3:00 pm
Speaker: Alex Mramor - Johns Hopkins University

In this talk I’ll discuss work in preparation on the unknottedness of asymptotically conical self shrinkers in R^3. via Zoom Video Conferencing: if you would like to attend, please email...
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Kochen, Specker, Bell, and Others

MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE

April 21, 2020      10:00 am
Speaker: Jurg Frohlich - ETH - Zurich

Work of Ernst Specker (1960), Simon Kochen and Ernst Specker (1967), and John Bell (1964) concerning the non-existence of a hidden-variables theory reproducing the predictions of Quantum Mechanics is reviewed....
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