# Logic Seminar

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
3:00pm to 4:00pm
It is a well known open problem to determine if every group is sofic. A sofic group $G$ is said to be flexibly stable if every sofic approximation to $G$ can converted to a sequence of disjoint unions of Schreier graphs by modifying an asymptotically vanishing proportion of edges. We will discuss a joint result with Lewis Bowen that if $\mathrm{PSL}_d(\mathbb{Z})$ is flexibly stable for some $d \geq 5$ then there exists a group which is not sofic.