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In the tradition of Ahlfors-Bers, V : the triennial Ahlfors-Bers Colloquium, May 8-11, 2008, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey

Author: Mario Bonk; et al
Publisher: Providence, R.I. : American Mathematical Society, ©2010.
Series: Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society), v. 510.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Ahlfors-Bers Colloquia commemorate the mathematical legacy of Lars Ahlfors and Lipman Bers. The core of this legacy lies in the fields of geometric function theory, Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, and partial differential equations. However, the work of Ahlfors and Bers has impacted and created interactions with many other fields of mathematics, such as algebraic geometry, dynamical systems, topology,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Bonk; et al
ISBN: 9780821847329 0821847325
OCLC Number: 468230931
Description: xi, 329 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Iterated monodromy for a two-dimensional map / James Belk and Sarah Koch --
Orientation-reversing involutions of the genus 3 Arnoux-Yoccoz surface and related surfaces / Joshua P. Bowman --
A family of Riemann surfaces with orientation reversing automorphisms / Emilio Bujalance and Francisco-Javier Cirre --
Unramified prime covers of hyperelliptic curves and pairs of p-gonal curves / Luis Arenas-Carmona and Anita M. Rojas --
Prym and Prym-Tyurin varieties: A group-theoretical construction / Angel Carocca, Herbert Lange, Rubı́ E. Rodrı́guez, and Anita M. Rojas --
Stretching three-holed spheres and the Margulis invariant / Virginie Charette, Todd A. Drumm, and William Goldman --
Teichmüller geometry of moduli space, II: M(S) seen from far away / Benson Farb and Howard Masur --
Mom technology and hyperbolic 3-manifolds / David Gabai, Robert Meyerhoff, and Peter Milley --
Dynamical properties of the Weil-Petersson metric Ursula Hamenstädt --
Equidistribution of horocyclic flows on complete hyperbolic surfaces of finite area / John H. Hubbard and Robyn L. Miller --
A cofinite universal space for proper actions for mapping class groups / Lizhen Ji and Scott A. Wolpert --
On sequences of finitely generated discrete groups / Michael Kapovich --
A fake Schottky group in Mod(S) / Richard P. Kent IV and Christopher J. Leininger --
Eigenvalues of hyperbolic elements in Kleinian groups / D. D. Long and A. W. Reid --
Primitive words and self-intersections of curves on surfaces generated by the Gilman-Maskit discreteness algorithm / Vidur Malik --
Symmetric groups that are not the symmetric conjugates of Fuchsian groups / Katsuhiko Matsuzaki --
Uniform models for the closure of the Riley slice / Ken'ichi Ohshika and Hideki Miyachi --
Poisson structures on the Teichmüller space of hyperbolic surfaces with conical points / Gabriele Mondello.
Series Title: Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society), v. 510.
Responsibility: Mario Bonk ... [et al.], editors.

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"The Ahlfors-Bers Colloquia commemorate the mathematical legacy of Lars Ahlfors and Lipman Bers. The core of this legacy lies in the fields of geometric function theory, Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, and partial differential equations. However, the work of Ahlfors and Bers has impacted and created interactions with many other fields of mathematics, such as algebraic geometry, dynamical systems, topology, geometric group theory, mathematical physics, and number theory. Recent years have seen a flowering of this legacy with an increased interest in their work. This current volume contains articles on a wide variety of subjects that are central to this legacy. These include papers in Kleinian groups, classical Riemann surface theory, translation surfaces, algebraic geometry and dynamics. The majority of the papers present new research, but there are survey articles as well."--Publisher's website.

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