Cube Complexes

Daniel Wise

McGill University

Brandeis University

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Talk at 4:30 p.m. in 317 Goldsmith Hall

Tea at 4:00 p.m. in 300 Goldsmith Hall

Abstract: CAT(0) cube complexes are high-dimensional generalizations of trees that have emerged as increasingly central objects in infinite group theory. I will indicate their prominent geometric properties and describe some of their appearances within mathematics and then explain how these cube complexes arise from infinite groups.

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