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University of Cambridge > Talks.cam > Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series > The action dimensions of some discrete groups

## The action dimensions of some discrete groupsAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Michael Davis (Ohio State University; Ohio State University)
- Tuesday 16 May 2017, 10:00-11:00
- Seminar Room 2, Newton Institute.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact info@newton.ac.uk. NPC - Non-positive curvature group actions and cohomology The geometric dimension of a torsion-free group G is the minimum dimension of a model for BG by a CW complex. Its action dimension is the minimum dimension of a model for BG by a manifold. I will discuss some recent work with Kevin Schreve and Giang Le in which we compute the action dimension of Artin groups, graph products of groups and other examples of groups which are given as simple complexes of groups. This talk is part of the Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series series. ## This talk is included in these lists:- All CMS events
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