Contemporary Mathematics 2013; 189 pp; softcover Volume: 590 ISBN10: 0821874276 ISBN13: 9780821874271 List Price: US$76 Member Price: US$60.80 Order Code: CONM/590
 The AhlforsBers Colloquia commemorate the mathematical legacy of Lars Ahlfors and Lipman Bers. The core of this legacy lies in the fields of geometric function theory, Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, and partial differential equations. However, the work of Ahlfors and Bers has impacted and created interactions with many other fields of mathematics, such as algebraic geometry, dynamical systems, topology, geometric group theory, mathematical physics, and number theory. Recent years have seen a flowering of this legacy with an increased interest in their work. This current volume contains articles on a wide variety of subjects that are central to this legacy. These include papers in Kleinian groups, classical Riemann surface theory, translation surfaces, algebraic geometry and dynamics. The majority of the papers present new research, but there are survey articles as well. Readership Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in a variety of subjects related to geometric function theory. Table of Contents  S. Dowdall, M. Duchin, and H. Masur  Spheres in the curve complex
 C. Florentino and S. Lawton  Character varieties and moduli of quiver representations
 E. Fujikawa  Periodicity of asymptotic Teichmüller modular transformation
 Z. Ibragimov  Hyperbolization of locally compact noncomplete metric spaces
 A. Isopoussu, K. Peltonen, and J. T. Tyson  Quasiregular maps and the conductivity equation in the Heisenberg group
 C. Judge  Pushing points on pillowcase covers
 T. Koberda  Entropy of automorphisms, homology and the intrinsic polynomial structure of nilpotent groups
 G. F. Lawler  Continuity of radial and twosided radial \(SLE\) at the terminal point
 M. Matsuzaki and Y. Yabuki  No proper conjugation for quasiconvex cocompact groups of Gromov hyperbolic spaces
 H. Miyachi  A differential formula for extremal length
 O. Ostapyuk  On convergence to the Denjoywolff point in the parabolic case
 S. Pal  Construction of a closed hyperbolic surface of arbitrarily small eigenvalue of prescribed serial number
 J. Paupert  A simple method to compute volumes of evendimensional Coxeter polyhedra
 P. PoggiCorradini  Some remarks about analytic functions defined on an annulus
 H. Shiga  On injectivity radius in configuration space and in moduli space
