Recurrence on abelian cover. Closed geodesics in manifolds of negative curvature

CDSNS Colloquium
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 11:15am
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 005
Georgia Institute of Technology
If h is a homeomorphism on a compact manifold which is chain-recurrent, we will try to understand when the lift of h to an abelian cover is also chain-recurrent. This has consequences on closed geodesics in manifold of negative curvature.