What Does it Mean to Be Free?

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 3:15pm - 4:05pm
Keller 3-180
Tomasz Luczak (Adam Mickiewicz University)
Unfortunately, because of the format of the talk, most probably we will not be able to address the fascinating question stated in the title in its full depth and generality. Thus, instead, we concentrate on the specific problem of finding
the threshold function for the `freeness' for Zuk's model of triangular random group which was recently settled in the affirmative by Sylwia Antoniuk, Tomasz Prytuła, Piotr Przytycki, Bartosz Zaleski and the speaker.