$L^2$ invariants and dynamical systems

Hanfeng Li  (State University of New York at Buffalo)

9:30 am to 10:20 am, June 2nd, 2015   Science Building A510

Abstract:

In the last decade there has emerged connections between $L_2$-invariants theory and dynamical systems, involving the Fuglede-Kadison determinant, $L_2$-torsion and von Neumann-Lueck rank on one side, and entropy and mean dimension on the other side. I will survey these developments.