2015
Nov
17

# Dynamics lunch: Arie Levit (Weizmann) "Invariant random subgroups"

12:00pm to 1:00pm

## Location:

Manchester building, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, (Coffee Lounge)

Title: Invariant random subgroups

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2015
Nov
17

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Manchester building, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, (Coffee Lounge)

Title: Invariant random subgroups

2015
Dec
22

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Manchester building, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, (Coffee lounge)

2015
Nov
19

10:00am to 11:00am

Ross 70

Title: Equidistribution of expanding translates of curves in homogeneous spaces and Diophantine approximation.
Abstract:
We consider an analytic curve $\varphi: I \rightarrow \mathbb{M}(n\times m, \mathbb{R}) \hookrightarrow \mathrm{SL}(n+m, \mathbb{R})$ and embed it into some homogeneous space $G/\Gamma$, and translate it via some diagonal flow

2015
Nov
12

10:00am to 11:00am

Ross 70

Title: Rigidity of higher rank diagonalizable actions in positive characteristic

2015
Dec
29

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Manchester building, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, (Coffee lounge)

2017
Dec
28

10:30am to 11:30am

2017
Jun
29

10:00am to 11:00am

For a given deterministic measure we construct a random measure on the Brownian path that has expectation the given measure. For the construction we introduce the concept of weak convergence of random measures in probability. The machinery can be extended to more general sets than Brownian path.

2017
Mar
02

2017
Nov
02

10:30am to 11:30am

hyperbolic groups and amenability

(joint work with Françoise Dal'Bo and Andrea Sambusetti) Given a finitely generated group G acting properly on a metric space X, the exponential growth rate of G with respect to X measures "how big" the orbits of G are. If H is a subgroup of G, its exponential growth rate is bounded above by the one of G. In this work we are interested in the following question: what can we say if H and G have the same exponential growth rate? This problem has both a combinatorial and a geometric origin.

2017
Apr
27

10:30am to 11:30am

Ross 70

Abstract: A permutation representation of a group G is called highly transitive if it is transitive on k-tuples of points for every k. Until just a few years ago groups admitting such permutation representations were thought of as rare. I will focus on three rather recent papers: G-Garion, Hall-Osin, Gelander-G-Meiri (in preparation) showing that such groups are in fact very common.

2016
Nov
03

V.N. Venkataramana

2:30pm

Lecture Hall 2

To a linear differential equation on the projective line with finitely many points of singularities, is associated a monodromy group; when the singularities are "reguar singular", then the monodromy group gives more or less complete information about the (asymptotics of the ) solutions.

The cases of interest are the hypergeometric differential equations, and there is much recent work in this area, centred around a question of Peter Sarnak on the arithmeticity/thin-ness of these monodromy groups. I give a survey of these recent results.

The cases of interest are the hypergeometric differential equations, and there is much recent work in this area, centred around a question of Peter Sarnak on the arithmeticity/thin-ness of these monodromy groups. I give a survey of these recent results.