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Seminar: A finitely presented solution for the von Newmann-Day problem (Eric López, UPC)

Date: Wednesday October 9th, 13-14
Place: CRM, room C1/028
Títle: "A finitely presented solution for the von Newmann-Day problem".
Speaker: Eric López, UPC.

Abstract: The von Newmann-Day problem asks wether there is an example of a non amenable group without free nonabelian subgroups. We will review previous results and present one such group, finitely presented, recently proposed by Yash Lodha and Justin Moore.

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