References

References for the courses:

Groups as metric spaces:  https://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~kapovich/EPR/kapovich_drutu.pdf

Hyperbolic groups:  http://www.macs.hw.ac.uk/~jim/samos.pdf

Gromov notes on hyperbolic grops:  http://math.hunter.cuny.edu/olgak/gromov-hyp-grps.pdf

Hyperbolic geometry:  http://library.msri.org/books/Book31/files/cannon.pdf

Lyndon, Roger C.Schupp, Paul E. Combinatorial group theory. Reprint of the 1977 edition. Classics in Mathematics. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2001.

Ollivier, Yann(F-ENSLY-PM) A January 2005 invitation to random groups.  Ensaios Matemáticos [Mathematical Surveys], 10. Sociedade Brasileira de Matemática, Rio de Janeiro,2005.

Bridson, M and Haefliger, A., Metric Spaces of Nonpositive Curvature.

Meier, John,

Groups, Graphs, and Trees: An Intro to Geometry of Infinite Groups.

Tomkowicz, Gr. and Wagon, S., The Banach-Tarski Paradox (Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications) 2nd Edition.

de la Harpe, P., Geometric Group Theory.