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Large scale conformal maps

Presented by: 
Pierre Pansu Université Paris-Sud 11
Date: 
Thursday 12th January 2017 - 11:30 to 12:30
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 
Benjamini and Schramm's work on incidence graphs of sphere packings suggests a notion of conformal map between metric spaces which is natural under coarse embeddings. We show that such maps cannot exist between nilpotent or hyperbolic groups unless certain numerical inequalities hold.
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