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On the number and shape of asymptotic cones of semialgebraic groups

Tuesday 12th July 2005 - 16:00 to 17:00
INI Seminar Room 1

Asymptotic cones are a useful concept in order to study large scale geometric invariants of metric spaces. I will explain the construction of asymptotic cones and will indicate why the number of homeomorphism types of asymptotic cones of a Lie group depends on the continuum hypothesis.

Presentation Material: 
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons