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Geometry and Topology Reading Seminar 2011/12



Reading Seminar on Ending Lamination Theorem

Autumn Term 2011





The Reading Seminar on the Ending Lamination Theorem will take place from 11 am to 13 am on Thursday and Friday in Term I (starting in Week 2), see the table below for details of the schedule. See below also for a list of the participants. The goal is to understand deeper than in our previous reading seminar, the statement and the proof of the Ending Lamination Theorem. We will mainly follow the paper Combinatorial and geometrical aspects of hyperbolic 3-manifolds by Yair Minsky. In this paper the author analyse the case of a five holed sphere. Since this case it more easy, we can describe with more details the tools involved. We will also try to give the general definition of the topics we will cover and, for this, we will follow the first chapter of The classification of Kleinian surface groups, I: models and bounds by Yair Minsky and the first two chapters of The classification of Kleinian surface groups, II: The ending lamination conjecture by Jeff Brock, Dick Canary and Yair Minsky. We will use also the book Outer Circles by Albert Marden. Essential background material will be the article A crash course on Kleinian groups by Caroline Series. For an introduction to the notion of Hierarchies, we suggest the lecture notes of the TCC course Hierarchies and the curve complex by Saul Schleimer. All are welcome. See here for information about other Geometry and Topology activities at Warwick.


List of participants


Mark Bell M.C.Bell(at)warwick.ac.uk
Brian Bowditch B.H.Bowditch(at)warwick.ac.uk
Thomas Collyer T.Collyer(at)warwick.ac.uk
Francesca Iezzi F.Iezzi(at)warwick.ac.uk
Sara Maloni S.Maloni(at)warwick.ac.uk
Saul Schleimer S.Schleimer(at)warwick.ac.uk
Caroline Series C.M.Series(at)warwick.ac.uk
Robert Tang Robert.Tang(at)warwick.ac.uk
Richard Webb R.C.H.Webb(at)warwick.ac.uk
Alexander Wickens A.S.Wickens(at)warwick.ac.uk


Schedule of upcoming talks


Thursday 13 October 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in B 1.12

Sara Maloni

Chapter 1 - part I

Introduction and Ends Invariants

Friday 14 October 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in A 1.01

Sara Maloni

Chapter 1 - part II

Introduction and Ends Invariants

Thursday 20 October 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in B 1.12

Alexander Wickens

Chapter 3 - part I

From ending laminations to model manifold

Friday 21 October 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in A 1.01

Alexander Wickens

Chapter 3 - part II

From ending laminations to model manifold

Thursday 27 October 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in B 1.12

Robert Tang

Chapter 2 - part I

Hierarchies and model manifolds

Friday 28 October 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in A 1.01

Robert Tang

Chapter 2 - part II

Hierarchies and model manifolds

Thursday 3 November 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in B 1.12

Mark Bell

Chapter 4 - part I

The quasiconvexity argument

Friday 4 November 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in A 1.01

Mark Bell

Chapter 4 - part II

The quasiconvexity argument

Thursday 17 November 2011

11-12 in B 1.12

12-13 in B 1.12

Thomas Collyer

Chapter 5 - part I

Quasiconvexity and projection bounds

Friday 18 November 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in A 1.01

Thomas Collyer

Chapter 5 - part II

Quasiconvexity and projection bounds

Thursday 24 November 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in B 1.12

Richard Webb

Chapter 6 - part I

A priori length bounds and model map

Friday 25 November 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in A 1.01

Richard Webb

Chapter 6 - part II

A priori length bounds and model map

Thursday 1 December 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in B 1.12

Sara Maloni

Chapter 7 - part I

The bilipschitz model theorem

Friday 2 December 2011

11-12 in B 1.01

12-13 in A 1.01

Sara Maloni

Chapter 7 - part II

The bilipschitz model theorem



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