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University of Cambridge > Talks.cam > Geometric Group Theory (GGT) Seminar > Geometry of finite quotients of groups

## Geometry of finite quotients of groupsAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Ana Khukhro (Neuchâtel)
- Thursday 23 February 2017, 10:00-11:30
- Seminar Room 2, Newton Institute Gatehouse.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Maurice Chiodo. Note unusual time, day and venue. The study of graphs associated to groups has revolutionised group theory, allowing us to use geometric intuition to study algebraic objects. We will focus here on the case of groups admitting many finite quotients. Geometric properties of a collection of finite quotients of a group can provide information about the group if the set of finite quotients is sufficiently rich, and one can exploit the connections between the world of group theory and graph theory to give examples of metric spaces with interesting and often surprising properties. In this talk, we will describe some results in this direction, and then give recent results concerning the geometric rigidity of finite quotients of a group (joint work with Thiebout Delabie). This talk is part of the Geometric Group Theory (GGT) Seminar series. ## This talk is included in these lists:- All CMS events
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