We establish isosystolic inequalities for a class of manifolds which includes the aspherical manifolds. In particular, we relate the systolic volume of aspherical manifolds first to their minimal entropy, then to the algebraic entropy of their fundamental groups.
"Systolic volume and minimal entropy of aspherical manifolds." J. Differential Geom. 74 (1) 155 - 176, September 2006. https://doi.org/10.4310/jdg/1175266185