### Time and Location

T5 LIT 423, T8 LIT 423,

### Description and Goals:

**TOPOLOGY and Dynamics SEMINAR **meets on Tuesdays 5th period in LIT 368 (LIT 423 for the Spring 2019).

**Spring-2019**

January 15th Organizational meeting

**January 22nd M. Abdalla, “Second Minimal Orbits, Sharkovski Ordering, and Universality in Chaos”**

**January 29th A. Dranishnikov “Dimension of product of groups”**

**February 5th Michelle Daher “On Macroscopic dimension of non-spin 4-manifolds with residually finite fundamental group”**

**February 12th Phil Boyland “Statistical Stability for Barge-Martin attractors derived from tent maps”**

**February 19th Kevin Knudson “Discrete Stratified Morse Theory”**

**February 26th Jed Keesling “Using Toral Automorphisms to Generate Random Numbers”**

**March 12****th John Oprea, Cleveland State University “Categorical constraints on geometry”**

**March 19th Bin Sun, Vanderbilt University “Cohomology of group theoretic Dehn fillings”**

**March 26th Parker Edwards “Persistence Landscapes are Graded Persistence Diagrams”**

**April 2nd Mike Hull “Random walks in groups acting on hyperbolic spaces”**

**April 9th Luca Di Cerbio “On smooth projective varieties with large fundamental group”**

**April 16th Nikola Milicevic “Homology and Homotopy Theories of Čech Closure Spaces”**

**April 23rd No seminar**

**Fall-2018**

August 28th Organizational meeting

**September 11****th Luca Fabrizio Di Cerbo “Hyperbolic Manifolds of Small Volume, I” **

**September 18****th Luca Fabrizio Di Cerbo “Hyperbolic Manifolds of Small Volume, II” **

**September 19****th Tom Needham, Ohio State University “Gromov-Monge Quasimetrics and Distance Distributions”** **Special meeting at 3:00-3:50 LIT 233**

**September 25****th Edgar Bering, Temple University “When can you twist out exponentially growing outer automorphisms?”**

**October 2nd Mike Hull, “Homomorphisms to 3–manifold groups”**

**October 9th Carolyn Abbott, UC Berkeley “Ordering actions on hyperbolic spaces” **

**October 16th Peter Bubenik, “The persistence landscape and some of its properties”**

**October 23rd Osman Okutan, Ohio State “Metric graph approximations of geodesic spaces”**

**October 30th Alex Dranishnikov, “Lusternik-Schnirelmann category and the fundamental group”**

**November 6th Luigi Lombardi, Stony Brook, “Asymptotic growth of cohomology ranks and vanishing of L^2 Betti numbers”**

**November 13th Trevor Davila,”Infinite Dimensional Coarse Geometry of Groups and Spaces”**

**November 20th Vladimir Chernov, Dartmouth College**

**November 27th Andres Angel, University of Bogota, Columbia, “Equivarant topological complexities and Morita equivalence”**

**December 4th Eric Pedersen, University of Copenhagen “Controlled algebra”**

This is a research seminar with a long tradition. It meets on Tuesdays.

For old seminars see `seminars’ here.

Graduate Student Topology Seminar meets on Tuesdays 8th period in LIT 423. It is a survey seminar in Topology:

** UF Graduate Student TOPOLOGY SEMINAR**

**Spring-2019**

January 15th Organizational meeting

**January 22nd no meeting**

**January 29th Michelle Daher “On spin manifolds”**

**February 5th Jamie Scott “Topological Complexity and Configuration Spaces”**

**February 12th Jamie Scott “Polygon Space and the Robot Arm”**

**February 19th Nikola “Milicevic Verdier duality”**

**February 26th Nikola “Milicevic Verdier duality.II”**

**March 12****th Michelle Daher oral exam**

**March 19th Trevor Davila “CAT(0) cube complexes”**

**March 26th Trevor Davila “CAT(0) cube complexes.II”**

**April 2nd Trevor Davila “CAT(0) cube complexes.III”**

**April 9th Parker Edwards**

**April 16th Parker Edwards**

**April 23rd No seminar**

**Fall-2018**

**September 11th Trevor Davila “Introduction to K-theory of C*-Algebras.I”**

**September 18th Trevor Davila “Introduction to K-theory of C*-Algebras.II”**

**September 25th Jamie Scott “Introduction to Obstruction Theory”**

**October 2nd Jamie Scott “Introduction to Obstruction Theory.II”**

**October 16th Nikola Milicevic “Sheaf Theory and Persistence”**

**October 23rd Nikola Milicevic “Sheaf Theory and Persistence.II”**

**October 30th Nikola Milicevic “Sheaf Theory and Persistence.III”**

**November 6th Parker Edwards “An Introduction to Euler Calculus”**

**November 13th Yuli Rudyak “Critical points and maps of degree one”**

**November 20th no seminar**

**November 27th Michelle Daher, “Surgery in dimension 4”**

**December 4th no seminar**

**Old Seminars:**

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### Grading Scale

80%Attendance+20%Presentation and Problem solving; A if >85, B+ if > 80.

### Attendance and Late Policy

Attendance is strictly recommended.