Torsion in Homology for Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds

Geometry Topology Seminar
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 14:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 006
Georgia Tech
How is the homological torsion of a hyperbolic 3-manifold related to its geometry? In this talk, I will explain some techniques to address this general question. In particular, I will discuss in detail the case of arithmetic manifolds, where the situation is presumably easier to understand.