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Polynomial sequences in groups and their projections on nilmanifolds

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  • UserPablo Candela Pokorna
  • ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 16:00-17:00
  • HouseMR15, CMS.

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Tea in Pavilion E from 3.30

In this mainly expository talk I shall discuss polynomial sequences in groups, especially Leibman’s work establishing their group structure. Some examples will then illustrate how algebraic properties of polynomial sequences in a nilpotent Lie group yield basic topological/geometric properties of an associated nilmanifold that are among the main facts underlying the connection between nilmanifolds and arithmetic combinatorics.

This talk is part of the Discrete Analysis Seminar series.

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