Structures at infinity in the character variety

Members' Seminar
Topic:Structures at infinity in the character variety
Speaker:Carlos Simpson
Affiliation:University of Nice; Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Monday, March 16
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101
Video Link:http://video.ias.edu/membersem/2015/0316-CarlosSimpson

We consider compactifications of the Betti, de Rham and Dolbeault realizations of the character variety. Starting from an example, we look at what can be said, mostly conjecturally, about the relationship between these spaces.