Thirty-Third Annual Victorian Algebra Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2015

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Details of talk

TitleUsing random walk distributions for determining Folner sequences.
PresenterCameron Rogers (The University of Newcastle)
Author(s)Mr Cameron Rogers
Sessionn/a
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Abstract


Current proofs of the equivalence of Kesten and Folner's criteria for
amenability go via spectral theory and Markov Chain operators.  We propose a
candidate for a Folner sequence derived from the spread of a random walk
distribution.