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SUMMARY:Milnorian and non-Milnorian Representations
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180618T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180618T134500Z
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DESCRIPTION:In 1977\, Milnor formulated the following conjecture: every di
screte group of affine transformations acting properly on the affine space
is virtually solvable. We now know that this statement is false\; the cur
rent goal is to gain a better understanding of the counterexamples to this
conjecture. Every group that violates this conjecture "lives" in a certai
n algebraic affine group\, which can be specified by giving a linear group
and a representation thereof. Representations that give rise to counterex
amples are said to be non-Milnorian. We will talk about the progress made
so far towards classification of these non-Milnorian representations.\n\nh
ttps://indico.math.cnrs.fr/event/3508/
LOCATION:IHES Centre de confĂ©rences Marilyn et James Simons
URL:https://indico.math.cnrs.fr/event/3508/
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