Tamar Bar-On (BIU): Profinite completion of free profinite groups

Thu, 02/01/202012:00-13:00
Seminar room 209, Manchester Building, Givat ram

Abstract: The profinite completion of a free profinite group on an infinite set of generators is a profinite group of greater rank. However, it is still unknown whether it is a free profinite group as well. I am going to present some partial results regarding this question.