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Brian H. Bowditch
Mathematics Institute,
University of Warwick,
Coventry CV4 7AL,
Great Britain.
A2.01, Zeeman Building.

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I am now retired, and only visiting the department sporadically. If you want to contact me, it is probably best to use email.

Bibliography and Abstracts
For a list of my publications and preprints, and abstracts thereof

Electronic Preprints
To download recent preprints in dvi or pdf format

Research Interests

Hyperbolic, riemannian and metric geometry. Geometric group theory.
Some elaboration can be found here.

Former Research Students

Marco Barberis supervised jointly with Saul Schleimer.
Thesis: ``Rigidity properties for graphs associated with planar surfaces''.

Esmee te Winkel (supervised jointly with Saul Schleimer) PhD Warwick, 2020.
Thesis: ``Curves and laminations on the five-times punctured sphere''. Available here.

Ronja Kuhne (supervised jointly with Saul Schleimer) PhD Warwick, 2019.
Thesis: ``Polynomial-time efficient position''.

Katie Vokes, PhD Warwick, 2018.
Thesis: ``Large scale geometry of curve complexes''.

Francesca Iezzi, PhD Warwick, 2016.
Thesis: ``Sphere systems in 3-manifolds and arc graphs''.

Robert Tang, PhD Warwick, 2013.
Thesis: ``Covering maps and hulls in the curve complex''.

Tom Collyer, PhD Warwick, 2013.
Thesis: ``On generalised graphs and applications to the curve complex''. Available here.

Ken Shackleton, PhD Southampton, 2005.
Thesis: ``Aspects of the curve complex and the mapping class group''.

Javier Aramayona, PhD Southampton, 2004.
Thesis: ``The coarse geometry of Teichmüller space''.

Aslı Yaman, PhD Southampton, 2003.
Thesis: ``Boundaries of relatively hyperbolic groups''.


MA4H4 Geometric group theory (previous years).
MA3D9 Geometry of curves and surfaces (previous years).
MA3H5 Manifolds (previous years).

Assorted Mathematical Sites.

Things to do.

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Look up my mathematical ancestors according to the mathematics genealogy project.

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