Workshop II: Dynamics of Groups and Rational Maps

April 8 - 12, 2013

Schedule


Monday, April 8, 2013

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
William Hooper (City College of New York)

Resewing Pillow Cases
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11:30 - 12:20
Carlos Santos (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS))

Saddle-Connections in Translation Surfaces and Eskin-Kontsevich-Zorich Regularity Conjecture

 
2:30 - 3:20
John Smillie (Cornell University)

Ratner Theory and Strata?

 
4:00 - 4:50
Alex Eskin (University of Chicago)

Entropy and the SL(2,R) Action on Moduli Space


Tuesday, April 9, 2013

9:00 - 9:50
Alex Kontorovich (Yale University)

Diophantine Problems in Thin Orbits
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10:15 - 11:05
Kevin Pilgrim (Indiana University)

Dynamics of Pillowcase Foldings: A Survey

 
11:30 - 12:20
Federico Rodriguez Hertz (Pennsylvania State University)

Global Rigidity of Higher Rank Abelian Anosov Algebraic Actions

2:30 - 3:20
Alexander Bufetov (Independent University of Moscow)

Infinite Determinantal Measures

 
4:00 - 4:50
Sergiy Merenkov (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Quasisymmetries of Sierpinski Carpet Julia Sets
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

9:00 - 9:50
Volodymyr Nekrashevych (Texas A&M University - College Station)

Group Actions and Symbolic Dynamics of Julia Sets

 
10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
Jeremy Kahn (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

Geometric Limits and Renormalization

 

Thursday, April 11, 2013

9:00 - 9:50
Bill Goldman (University of Maryland)

Geometry and Dynamics of Flat Lorentzian 3-Manifolds

 
10:15 - 11:05
Anna Wienhard (Princeton University)

Aspects of Anosov Representations

 
11:30 - 11:50
Anton Lukyanenko (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Continued Fractions on the Heisenberg Group
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12:00 - 12:20
2:30 - 3:20
Dragomir Saric (Queens College, CUNY)

Deformations of Hyperbolic Structures Using Shears
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4:00 - 4:50

Friday, April 12, 2013

9:00 - 9:50
Lewis Bowen (University of Texas at Austin)

Cheeger Constants and L^2 Betti Numbers
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10:15 - 11:05
Boris Kalinin (Pennsylvania State University)

Linear and Isometry Cocycles over Hyperbolic Systems
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11:30 - 12:20
Chris Bishop (SUNY Stony Brook)

Quasiconformal Folding
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