Geometry and Topology Reading Seminar 2011/12
Reading Seminar on Ending Lamination TheoremAutumn 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 3manifolds 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 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in B 1.12 
Sara Maloni 
Chapter 1  part I Introduction and Ends Invariants 
Friday 14 October 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in A 1.01 
Sara Maloni 
Chapter 1  part II Introduction and Ends Invariants 
Thursday 20 October 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in B 1.12 
Alexander Wickens 
Chapter 3  part I From ending laminations to model manifold 
Friday 21 October 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in A 1.01 
Alexander Wickens 
Chapter 3  part II From ending laminations to model manifold 
Thursday 27 October 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in B 1.12 
Robert Tang 
Chapter 2  part I Hierarchies and model manifolds 
Friday 28 October 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in A 1.01 
Robert Tang 
Chapter 2  part II Hierarchies and model manifolds 
Thursday 3 November 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in B 1.12 
Mark Bell 
Chapter 4  part I The quasiconvexity argument 
Friday 4 November 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in A 1.01 
Mark Bell 
Chapter 4  part II The quasiconvexity argument 
Thursday 17 November 2011 
1112 in B 1.12 1213 in B 1.12 
Thomas Collyer 
Chapter 5  part I Quasiconvexity and projection bounds 
Friday 18 November 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in A 1.01 
Thomas Collyer 
Chapter 5  part II Quasiconvexity and projection bounds 
Thursday 24 November 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in B 1.12 
Richard Webb 
Chapter 6  part I A priori length bounds and model map 
Friday 25 November 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in A 1.01 
Richard Webb 
Chapter 6  part II A priori length bounds and model map 
Thursday 1 December 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in B 1.12 
Sara Maloni 
Chapter 7  part I The bilipschitz model theorem 
Friday 2 December 2011 
1112 in B 1.01 1213 in A 1.01 
Sara Maloni 
Chapter 7  part II The bilipschitz model theorem 
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