### Time and Location

T5 LIT 368, T8 LIT 423,

### Description and Goals:

**TOPOLOGY and Dynamics SEMINAR **meets on Tuesdays 5th period in LIT 368.

**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”**

**Spring-2018**

**January 16****th organizational meeting**

**January 23rd Jindra Zapletal, “Universal minimal flows and Ramsey theory”**

**January 30th Phil Boyland, “Tent map inverse limits and matchbox charts”
**

**February 6th Mike Hull, “Equations, homomorphisms, and hyperbolicity”**

**February 13th Alex Dranishikov, “On Gromov’s PSC conjecture for abelian groups”
**

**February 20th Kevin Knudson,”Discrete Stratified Morse Theory”
**

**February 27th Nikola Milicevic, “A convenient category of persistence modules”**

**March 13th Thomas Prellberg, (Queen Mary University of London) “Multiple Intermittency and q-State Spin Chains”
**

**March 20th Don Stanley, (University of Regina, Canada), “Homotopy type of configuration spaces”
**

**March 27th Jed Keesling, “Generalized Covering Spaces”
**

**April 3rd Trevor Davila, “Coarse amenability and decomposition complexity growth”
**

**April 10th Trevor Davila, “Coarse amenability and decomposition complexity growth.II”
**

**April 17th Mike Catanzaro, “A model for random chain complexes”**

**April 24th no seminar**

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 **

**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**

**Spring-2018**

January 12th Organizational meeting

**January 18th Michelle Daher, Surgery on manifolds**

**January 16th Michelle Daher, Surgery on manifolds.II**

**February 2nd Alex Wagner, A Crash Course in Morse Homology**

**February 9th Trevor Davila, The Coarse Baum-Connes Conjecture.**

**February 16th Trevor Davila, The Coarse Baum-Connes Conjecture.II**

**February 23rd Nikola Milicevic, Magnitude Homology**

**March 2nd Nikola Milicevic, Magnitude Homology.II**

**March 16th no sminar**

**March 23rd Parker Edwards, Stratified Manifolds and Stratification Learning**

**March 30th Parker Edwards, Stratified Manifolds and Stratification Learning.II**

**April 6th Lacey Johnson, Milnor’s Results on the Topology of the Loop Space**

**April 13th Lacey Johnson, Milnor’s Results on the Topology of the Loop Space.II**

**April 20th no seminar**

**Old Seminars:**

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## · 2016-2017

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## · 2014-2015

## · 2013-2014

## · 2012-2013

### · 2011-2012

### · 2010-2011

### · 2008

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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.