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Dynamics and geometry of the Weil Petersson metric

Dynamics on Moduli Spaces April 13, 2015 - April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015 (11:00 AM PDT - 12:00 PM PDT)
Speaker(s): Ursula Hamenstädt (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • Teichmuller theory

  • hyperbolic manifold

  • hyperbolic geometry

  • Weil-Petersson metric

  • geodesic flow

  • circle bundle

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We exhibit some dynamical properties of the Weil Petersson geodesic flow. As an application, we obtain geometric information on random hyperbolic 3-manifolds which fibre over the circle.


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