Can one decide on being free or thin?

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Can one decide on being free or thin?
Speaker:Christopher Hall
Affiliation:University of Wyoming; von Neumann Fellow, School of Mathematics
Date:Friday, December 5
Time/Room:6:00pm - 7:00pm/Dilworth Room

We discuss some problems in group theory, some of which are undecidable. For example, we would like to know whether or not being thin is a decidable property of a group.