MATH-315 / 5 credits

Teacher: Monod Nicolas

Language: English


Summary

Non-positive curvature is a fundamental aspect of geometry appearing in Euclidean spaces, hyperbolic spaces, trees, buildings and many more spaces. We study it with the general but powerful tool of CA

Content

Keywords

Metric spaces, CAT(0) spaces, trees, hyperbolic spaces, compactifications, group actions, fixed point results, convexity, projections.

Teaching methods

ex cathedra lecture

Expected student activities

work on understanding the lecture

work on the exercises and turn them in

Assessment methods

writen exam

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No
Others exercise sessions

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Spaces of non-positive curvature and groups
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9CE1103    
9-10    
10-11CE1103    
11-12    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Monday, 8h - 10h: Lecture CE1103

Monday, 10h - 12h: Exercise, TP CE1103