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Syllabus Limit groups - 80694
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Last update 26-08-2020
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: Mathematics

Semester: 1st Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: E. Safra

Course/Module Coordinator: Chloe Perin

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours:

Teaching Staff:
Prof Chloe Perin

Course/Module description:
We will learn various aspects of the class of limit groups: algebraic, geometric and model theoretic.

Course/Module aims:

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Understand and use limit groups.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:

Course/Module Content:
1. Definitions - algebraic, geometric and model theoretic.

2. Limit groups and equations in the free group: limit quotients.

3. Limiting real tree.

4. Makanin-Razborov diagrams.

5. Constructible limit groups.

6. (Time permitting) Shortening argument.

Required Reading:

Additional Reading Material:

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 100 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.