Topology & Geometric Group Theory Seminar

Fall 2007

2:55 - 3:55, Malott Bache Auditorium

Tuesday, September 18

Kasra Rafi, University of Connecticut

The curve complex is rigid

We will show that if the boundary of a curve complex is connected then it is quasi-isometrically rigid. That is, every quasi-isometry from this curve complex to itself is bounded away from an isometry. This is a joint work with Saul Schleimer.

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