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Geometry Seminar

Metrics and compactifications of Teichmueller spaces of flat tori
Friday, October 12, 2018
3:00-4:00 PM
3866 East Hall Map
Using the identification of the symmetric space SL(n,R)/SO(n) with the Teichmueller space of flat n-tori, one can study several interesting metrics and compactifications of these spaces, drawing inspiration both from Teichmueller theory and symmetric spaces. In this talk, we will define and study an analog of the Thurston metric, as well as a Thurston-type compactification of these Teichmueller spaces. Speaker(s): Mark Greenfield (U Michigan)
Building: East Hall
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: Mathematics
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Mathematics