Title of the course: The Banach-Tarski paradox and others
Instructor: Asst. Prof. Burak Kaya
Dates: 3-9 September 2018
Prerequisites: Basic group theory knowledge is sufficient. Some familiarity with group actions is suggested. The rest of the course will be self-contained.
Level: Advanced undergraduate, beginning Undergraduate
Abstract: We shall cover the Banach-Tarski paradox and some other paradoxical decompositions. If time permits, we may learn about amenable groups and prove some basic facts.
Textbook or/and course webpage: Stan Wagon, The Banach-Tarski Paradox, Cambridge University Press. The instructor will also provide some lecture notes.
Language: TR, EN