Riemann Surfaces, Dynamics and Geometry
by Curtis McMullen
Publisher: Harvard University 2008
Number of pages: 167
This course will concern the interaction between: hyperbolic geometry in dimensions 2 and 3, the dynamics of iterated rational maps, and the theory of Riemann surfaces and their deformations. Intended for advanced graduate students. Acquaintance with complex analysis, hyperbolic geometry, Lie groups and dynamical systems will be useful.
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by Curtis McMullen - Harvard University
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