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Second Barcelona Weekend in Group Theory (2007)

Speakers:Tom Brady (Dublin City University), Martin Bridson (Imperial College, London), Ángel del Río (Universidad de Murcia), John Guaschi (Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse), Vincent Guirardel (Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse), Luis Paris (Université de Bourgogne, Dijon).


Friday May 4th, CRM Auditorium

  • 15:00 Vincent Guirardel (Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse)
    Actions of finitely generated groups on R-trees
  • 16:15 Ángel del Río (Universidad de Murcia)
    Group algebras of Kleinian type, groups of units and free-by-free groups
  • 17:30 Martin Bridson (Imperial College, London)
    The growth of free-group automorphisms


Saturday May 5th, FME Aula S01, Edifici U, UPC Campus Sud

  • 10:00 Luis Paris (Université de Bourgogne, Dijon)
    Residually p properties of outer automorphism groups of free groups and surface groups
  • 11:15 Tom Brady (Dublin City University)
    The number of facets of the generalised associahedron
  • 12:30 John Guaschi (Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse)
    Series and subgroups of the sphere braid groups



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