The Loop Theorem

Series: 
Geometry Topology Student Seminar
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 14:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 006
,  
Georgia Tech
Organizer: 

This is a project for Prof. Margalit's course on Low-dimensional Topology and Hyperbolic Geometry.

In this talk we will discuss the Loop Theorem, which is a generalization of Dehn's lemma. We will outline a proof using the "tower construction".