This ebook offers articles on the interface of 2 energetic components of analysis: classical topology and the fairly new box of geometric team idea. It contains lengthy survey articles, one on proofs of the Farrell-Jones conjectures, and the opposite on ends of areas and teams. In 2010-2011, Ohio kingdom college (OSU) hosted a unique yr in topology and geometric staff conception. Over the process the yr, there have been seminars, workshops, brief weekend meetings, and an immense convention out of which this publication resulted. 4 different learn articles supplement those surveys, making this booklet perfect for graduate scholars and demonstrated mathematicians drawn to coming into this quarter of analysis.
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