Department of Mathematics

Geometry and Topology

  •  Rita Gitik, Michigan
  •  On Geodesic Triangles in the Hyperbolic Plane
  •  10/03/2019
  •  2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
  •  C304 Wells Hall

Let M be an orientable hyperbolic surface without boundary and let c be a closed geodesic in M. We prove that any side of any triangle formed by distinct lifts of c in the hyperbolic plane is shorter than c. The talk will be presented for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students.

 

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