Topology Seminar (Introductory Talk): Mapping degree sets, simplicial volumes and representation volumes

Seminar | January 27 | 2:10-3 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

 Shicheng Wang, Peking University

 Department of Mathematics

This is an introductory talk for my second talk "Chern--Simons theory, surface separability, representation volumes, and dominations of 3-manifolds", I will discuss the definitions, primary properties and some known results on mapping degree sets, simplicial volumes, and presentation volumes.