Finitely Presented Simple Groups of Homeomorphisms of the Reals

James Hyde (U of Copenhagen)

Jul 18. 2023, 14:00 — 14:40

I will give an introduction to Thompson's groups F and T and then build and discuss two families of examples of finitely generated simple groups of homeomorphisms of the real line and one family that is also finitely presented. This represents joint work with Yash Lodha and Cristobal Rivas.

Further Information
ESI Schrödinger and Boltzmann Lecture Hall
Associated Event:
Geometric and Asymptotic Group Theory with Applications 2023 - Groups and Dynamics (Workshop)
Christopher Cashen (U of Vienna)
Javier de la Nuez González (KIAS, Seoul)
Alexandra Edletzberger (U of Vienna)
Yash Lodha (U of Hawaii, Honolulu)