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Book DetailsContemporary MathematicsVolume: 639; 2015; 369 ppMSC: Primary 51; 32; 20
This volume contains the proceedings of the ICTS Program: Groups, Geometry and Dynamics, held December 3–16, 2012, at CEMS, Almora, India. The activity was an academic tribute to Ravi S. Kulkarni on his turning seventy.
Articles included in this volume, both introductory and advanced surveys, represent the broad area of geometry that encompasses a large portion of group theory (finite or otherwise) and dynamics in its proximity. These areas have been influenced by Kulkarni's ideas and are closely related to his work and contribution.
ReadershipGraduate students and research mathematicians interested in geometry group theory and related areas.

Table of Contents

Articles

W. Barrera, A. Cano, J. P. Navarrete and J. Seade — Complex Kleinian groups

Virginie Charette and Todd A. Drumm — Complete Lorentzian $3$manifolds

Moira Chas — The Goldman bracket and the intersection of curves on surfaces

S. G. Dani — An introduction to flows on homogeneous spaces

Peter B. Shalen — Quantitative Geometry of Hyperbolic Manifolds

Anthony Weaver — Discrete Groups and Riemann Surfaces

Vikram T. Aithal — A Note on Chern’s Theorem on Invariant Measures

Jayadev S. Athreya — Random Affine Lattices

Valeriy G. Bardakov and Mikhail V. Neshchadim — Upper central series for the group of unitriangular automorphisms of a free associative algebra

Indranil Biswas — Hermitian structure and bundles on $G/\Gamma $

Kingshook Biswas and Ricardo PerezMarco — LogRiemann surfaces, Caratheodory convergence and Euler’s formula

Kingshook Biswas and Ricardo PerezMarco — Uniformization of simply connected finite type LogRiemann surfaces

Allan L. Edmonds — The Euler Characteristic of a Haken 4Manifold

Viveka Erlandsson and Saeed Zakeri — A discreteness criterion for groups containing parabolic isometries

Rony Gouraige — On the $z$classes in a centrally finite division ring

François Guéritaud — On Lorentz spacetimes of constant curvature

Subhojoy Gupta — On the asymptotic behavior of complex earthquakes and Teichmüller disks

Gareth A. Jones — Characteristically Simple Beauville Groups, I: Cartesian Powers of Alternating Groups

Abhijit Pal and Akshay Kumar Singh — Relatively Hyperbolic Spaces

John R. Parker and Pierre Will — Complex hyperbolic free groups with many parabolic elements

Tarakanta Nayak — On Fatou components and omitted values

Shenglan Yuan — Some dynamical properties of certain meromorphic functions


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This volume contains the proceedings of the ICTS Program: Groups, Geometry and Dynamics, held December 3–16, 2012, at CEMS, Almora, India. The activity was an academic tribute to Ravi S. Kulkarni on his turning seventy.
Articles included in this volume, both introductory and advanced surveys, represent the broad area of geometry that encompasses a large portion of group theory (finite or otherwise) and dynamics in its proximity. These areas have been influenced by Kulkarni's ideas and are closely related to his work and contribution.
Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in geometry group theory and related areas.

Articles

W. Barrera, A. Cano, J. P. Navarrete and J. Seade — Complex Kleinian groups

Virginie Charette and Todd A. Drumm — Complete Lorentzian $3$manifolds

Moira Chas — The Goldman bracket and the intersection of curves on surfaces

S. G. Dani — An introduction to flows on homogeneous spaces

Peter B. Shalen — Quantitative Geometry of Hyperbolic Manifolds

Anthony Weaver — Discrete Groups and Riemann Surfaces

Vikram T. Aithal — A Note on Chern’s Theorem on Invariant Measures

Jayadev S. Athreya — Random Affine Lattices

Valeriy G. Bardakov and Mikhail V. Neshchadim — Upper central series for the group of unitriangular automorphisms of a free associative algebra

Indranil Biswas — Hermitian structure and bundles on $G/\Gamma $

Kingshook Biswas and Ricardo PerezMarco — LogRiemann surfaces, Caratheodory convergence and Euler’s formula

Kingshook Biswas and Ricardo PerezMarco — Uniformization of simply connected finite type LogRiemann surfaces

Allan L. Edmonds — The Euler Characteristic of a Haken 4Manifold

Viveka Erlandsson and Saeed Zakeri — A discreteness criterion for groups containing parabolic isometries

Rony Gouraige — On the $z$classes in a centrally finite division ring

François Guéritaud — On Lorentz spacetimes of constant curvature

Subhojoy Gupta — On the asymptotic behavior of complex earthquakes and Teichmüller disks

Gareth A. Jones — Characteristically Simple Beauville Groups, I: Cartesian Powers of Alternating Groups

Abhijit Pal and Akshay Kumar Singh — Relatively Hyperbolic Spaces

John R. Parker and Pierre Will — Complex hyperbolic free groups with many parabolic elements

Tarakanta Nayak — On Fatou components and omitted values

Shenglan Yuan — Some dynamical properties of certain meromorphic functions