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Combinatorial and geometric group theory : Edinburgh, 1993

Author: Andrew J Duncan; N D Gilbert; James Howie
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Authoritative collection of surveys and papers that will be indispensable to all research workers in the area.


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew J Duncan; N D Gilbert; James Howie
ISBN: 0521465958 9780521465953
OCLC Number: 30979168
Notes: "ICMS Workshop on Geometric and Combinatorial Methods in Group Theory, held at Heriot-Watt University in 1993"--Cover p. 4.
Description: ix, 325 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: On bounded languages and the geometry of nilpotent groups M. R. Bridson and R. H. Gilman; Finitely presented groups and the finite generation of exterior powers C. J. B. Brookes; Semigroup presentations and minimal ideals C. M. Campbell, E. F. Robertson, N. Ruskuc and R. M. Thomas; Generalized trees and Lambda-trees I. M. Chiswell; The mathematician who had little wisdom: a story and some mathematics D. E. Cohen; Palindromic automorphisms of free groups D. J. Collins; A freiheitssatz for certain one-relator amalgamated products B. Fine, F. Roehl and G. Rosenberger; Isoperimetric functions of groups and exotic cohomology S. M. Gersten; Some embedding theorems and undecidability questions for groups C. M. Gordon; Some results on bounded cohomology R. I. Grigorchuk; On perfect subgroups of one-relator groups J. Harlander; Weight tests and hyperbolic groups G. Huck and S. Rosebrock; A non-residually finite, relatively finitely presented group in the variety N2A O. G. Kharlampovich and M. V. Sapir; Hierarchical decompositions, generalized Tate cohomology and groups of type FPâ P. H. Kropholler; Tree-lattices and lattices in Lie groups A. Lubotzky; Generalizations of Fibonacci numbers, groups and manifolds C. Maclachlan; Knotted surfaces in the 4-sphere with no minimal Seifert manifolds T. Maeda; The higher geometric invariants of modules over Noetherian group rings H. Meinert; On calculation of width in free groups A. Yu Ol'shanskii; Hilbert modular groups and isoperimetric inequalities C. Pittet; On systems of equations in free groups A. A. Razborov; Cogrowth and essentiality in groups and algebras A. Rosenmann; Regular geodesic languages for 2-step nilpotent groups M. Stoll; Finding indivisible Nielsen paths for a train track map E. C. Turner; More on Burnside's problem E. Zelmanov; Problem session.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew J. Duncan, N.D. Gilbert, James Howie.
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