Grushko's Theorem

Thursday, September 25, 2008 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm
Grushko's Theorem states that $rank(G*H)=rank(G)+rank(H)$, where $rank$ is the minimum number of generators for a group, and $*$ denotes the free product. We will present Stallings' (topological) proof of Grushko's Theorem.
Speaker: 
Sucharit Sarkar
Princeton University
Event Location: 
Fine Hall 314