Speaker: Mikael Pichot (RIMS, Kyoto Univ./McGill Univ.)
Title: Introduction to intermediate rank geometry
Time/Date: 4:45-6:15, Monday, October 2, 2017.
Room: 126 Math. Sci. Building
Abstract: I will explain some of the leading ideas in the study of discrete groups of intermediate rank, with a special emphasis on the operator algebraic aspects of the subject.