Instructor: Mladen Bestvina
Office: JWB 210
Office hours: TBD or by appointment
Meets: MW 3-4:20, LCB 121
We will start with some graph theory, and this will be followed
by topics in geometric group theory. We will loosely follow the
Clay-Margalit: "Office hours with a geometric group theorist"
The students are expected to work on problem sets and present
solutions to the class. There is also going to be an
end-of-class project, consisting of a paper and a presentation.
Prerequisites: 3210-20 or 4400 or a 5000+ class with a
grade of A/A-. Ideally, you should know what a group is. Contact
me if you do not satisfy these prerequisites but want to take the
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