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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Thursday, January 21, 2021 — 1:30 PM EST

Title: The growth of groups and algebras

Speaker: Jason Bell Affiliation: University of Waterloo Zoom: Contact Karen Yeats

Abstract:

We give an overview of the theory of growth functions for associative algebras and explain their significance when trying to understand algebras from a combinatorial point of view.  We then give a classification for which functions can occur as the growth function of a finitely generated associative algebra up to asymptotic equivalence. This is joint work with Efim Zelmanov.

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