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Sixth Barcelona Weekend in Group Theory (2011)

Speakers: Collin Bleak (University of St. Andrews, Biel Cardona (Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain), Gustavo Adolfo Fernández Alcober (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Bilbao, Spain), Olga Kharlampovich (McGill University, Montreal, Canada), Jérôme Los (CNRS and Université d'Aix-Marseille I, Marseille, France), Scotland, UK), Pedro Silva (Universidade do Porto, Portugal).

 

Friday April 15th, Aula A1, CRM, Bellaterra

  • 15:30 Olga Kharlampovich (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
    Groups acting freely on Lambda trees.

  • 16:45 Jérôme Los (CNRS and Université d'Aix-Marseille I, Marseille, France)
    Volume entropy for geometric presentations of surface groups via a Markov map.

  • 18:00 Gustavo Adolfo Fernández Alcober (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Bilbao, Spain)
    Some word problems in group theory.


Saturday April 16th, Aula S01, FME UPC, Pau Gargallo 5, Barcelona

  • 10:00 Collin Bleak (University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK)
    Automorphisms of V_n.

  • 11:15 Pedro Silva (Universidade do Porto, Portugal)
    Omnipresent automata.

  • 12:30 Biel Cardona (Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain)
    Some group-theoretical problems in computational biology.
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