Colloquium: Tuesday May 21, 2024. Speaker: Boris Kunyavskii (Bar-Ilan). Title: “What could be simpler than multiplication table? or: some new parallels between groups and Lie algebras”.

Time: Tuesday, 21.05.24 at 14:00-15:00

Location: Room 614, Science and Education Building, University of Haifa.

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Meeting ID: 886 6595 1849
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I shall give a survey of some recent developments in the study of equations in groups and Lie algebras. We shall discuss several related invariants, such as commutator width of groups and bracket width of Lie algebras, focusing on parallels between the two algebraic structures.