3-manifold groups

Members' Seminar
Topic:3-manifold groups
Speaker:Ian Agol
Affiliation:University of California, Berkeley; Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics
Date:Monday, October 12
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101
Video Link:https://video.ias.edu/members/2015/1012-IanAgol

I'll review recent progress on properties of 3-manifold groups, especially following from geometric properties. Then I'll discuss some open questions regarding 3-manifold groups, including their profinite completions, torsion in covers, orderability, and $PD(3)$ groups.