Topics in combinatorial group theory. Math 8851. Fall 2010

TuTh 12:30-1:45pm, Kerchof 326.


Detailed plan (updated November 18th)

Homework assignments:

Topics for the end of semester presentations:

1. Subgroup growth
2. Commutator test in Aut(F_2)
3. Milnor-Wolf theorem (details skipped in class)
4. Constructing uncountably many finitely generated $p$-torsion groups
5. Baumslag-Solitar groups