Department of Mathematics

Student Geometry/Topology

  •  Introduction to Mapping Class Groups
  •  03/16/2017
  •  3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
  •  C304 Wells Hall
  •  Michael Shultz, MSU

We will introduce mapping class groups of surfaces, give several specific examples, and then discuss finite generating sets for mapping class groups of surfaces that are oriented, connected, compact, with possibly finitely many punctures.



Department of Mathematics
Michigan State University
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C212 Wells Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824

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