3-manifold groups

Members Seminar - Ian Agol - October 12, 2015

Ian Agol
University of California, Berkeley; Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics
October 12, 2015
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.