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Expiry: 8 Nov 2016
Calendar1: 14 Sep 2016 1200-1300
CalLoc1: Carslaw 535A
CalTitle1: Investigating the connections between the convergence properties of return probabilities and Folner sequences
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Geometry & Topology
Investigating the connections between the convergence properties of return probabilities and Folner sequences
Cameron Rogers (Newcastle)
Wednesday 14 September 2016, 12:00–13:00 in Carslaw 535A.
Please join us for lunch after the talk!
Amenability can be characterised in many ways. The connections between these characterisations are not always clear or explicit. In this talk I prove that for a finitely generated group a Folner sequence can be constructed directly from the distribution of a random walk.