Giovanni Paolini

Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Bologna

Combinatorial topology and group theory (University of Pisa, Fall 2021)

This mini-course consists of 5 lectures of 2 hours each. Important announcements will appear here and in the mailing list.

Language: English


  1. Partially ordered sets [notes]
    Tuesday, Nov 23, 16:00-18:00
  2. Cell complexes, discrete Morse theory [notes]
    Thursday, Nov 25, 16:00-18:00
  3. Examples for discrete Morse theory; introduction to Garside structures [notes]
    Tuesday, Nov 30, 16:00-18:00
  4. Combinatorial Garside structures, Garside monoids [notes] [proof of lemma 1]
    Friday, Dec 3, 16:00-18:00
  5. Garside monoids and Garside groups: normal form and classifying spaces [notes]
    Tuesday, Dec 7, 16:00-18:00

All notes: ctgt2021.pdf