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Daniel Silver


Speaker: Daniel Silver
Title: Twisted Alexander invariants
Affiliation: University of South Alabama
Date: Friday, March 5, 2010
Place and Time: Room 101, Love Building, 3:35-4:30 pm
Refreshments: Room 204, Love Building, 3:00 pm

Abstract. Twisted Alexander polynomials can be defined for any finitely generated group. They have been applied successfully in the study of knots and 3-manifolds. We survey some recent results and present a dynamical perspective.