Doktorandseminarium: Dehn twists and the mapping class group of surfaces

  • Datum:
  • Plats: Ångströmlaboratoriet
  • Föreläsare: Sebastian Pöder
  • Kontaktperson: Volodymyr Mazorchuk
  • Seminarium

Abstract:

It is a theorem of Lickorish that the mapping class group of a closed, oriented surface is generated by Dehn twists. In the talk we will define these notions and sketch Lickorish's 1961 proof.