Surface mapping class groups

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The symmetries of a manifold are described by its mapping class group, and the mapping class group (MCG) of a surface is a particularly important object.  The MCG admits finite presentations by generators and relations, and this project will study the construction of these presentations.

Duration: 1 or 2 semesters

Updated:  19 October 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director/Page Contact:  School Manager