Department of Mathematics

Student Geometry/Topology

  •  Pseudo-Anosov Mapping Classes
  •  11/29/2017
  •  4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
  •  C117 Wells Hall
  •  Michael Shultz

This talk will be an introduction to train tracks and the Nielsen-Thurston Classification of elements in the mapping class group of a surface. We will then discuss some properties of pseudo-Anosov mapping classes and methods for constructing and understanding them.



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

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