Title of the course: Self-similar groups and groups generated by automata
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Mustafa Gökhan Benli
Institution: ODTÜ
Dates: 20-26 August 2018
Prerequisites: A course on group theory (or abstract algebra including group theory) is necessary.
Level: Graduate, advanced undergraduate
Abstract:
• Rooted trees and their automorphisms
• Self-similar groups
• Automata and groups generated by automata
• Examples and sources of self-similar groups
• Relations with the Burnside problem
• Contracting and branch groups
• Relations with amenability and growth
Language: TR, EN