Department Seminars and Colloquia
Growth rates for stable commutator lengthAlgebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar
Date: Fri 15th June 2012
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry
Abstract: We give a gentle introduction to stable commutator length, and then show that stable commutator length grows as n / log n, where n is the length of a random walk or random geodesic in a hyperbolic group. This is joint work with Danny Calegari.