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December 9, 2011. CUNY Graduate Center. Room: C205  



   Organizing Committee:
Gilbert Baumslag, CCNY
Delaram Kahrobaei , CUNY
Olga Kharlampovich, CUNY
Alexei Miasnikov, Stevens Institute
Vladimir Shpilrain, CCNY
Alexander Ushakov, Stevens Institute

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   Contact Information:
Alexander Ushakov
email:   aushakov    
phone: (201) 216-8597
Dept. Mathematical Sciences
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ


Mathematics and Computer Science Departments at CUNY Graduate Center
Algebraic Cryptography Center at Stevens
Center for Logic Algebra and Computation [C-LAC] at New York City College of Technology

Manhattan Algebra Day is a joint venture of algebraists of NYC. It was founded in late 1990s in the form of CCNY Algebra Day at City College. Starting from 2008 Manhattan Algebra Day takes place at the Graduate Center of CUNY in the beginning of December as the culmination of the Fall Semester activity of several algebraic seminars : Magnus Group Theory Seminar, Algebra and Cryptography, and NY Algebra Colloquium.

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9:00-9:20 Coffee and cookies
9:20-10:20 Ben Steinberg (City College, CUNY)
     Profinite groups associated to symbolic dynamical systems    |   Abstract
10:30-11:30 Olga Kharlampovich (Hunter College, CUNY)
     Non-standard group actions    |   Abstract
11:45-12:45 Alex Gamburd (Graduate Center, CUNY)
     Groups, expanders, and random graphs    |   Abstract
12:45-2:30 Lunch
2:30-3:30 Vadim Kaimanovich (Ottawa)
     Boundaries of groups: achievements and perspectives    |   Abstract
3:40-4:40 Andrey Nikolaev (Stevens Institute of Technology)
     Verbal subgroups of hyperbolic groups have infinite width    |   Abstract
4:40-5:00 Coffee
5:00-5:30 Atefeh Mohajeri Moghaddam (McGill University)
     Approximation of geodesics in metabelian groups    |   Abstract
5:40-7:00 Wine and cheese (Math Lounge, Room 4214)
Previous Meetings

December 3th 2010. The Second Manhattan Group Theory Day

December 4th 2009. The First Manhattan Group Theory Day


Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ