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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.
Series: London Mathematical Society lecture note series, 204.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ICMS Workshop on Geometric and Combinatorial Methods in Group Theory, held at Heriot-Watt University in 1993 brought together some of the leading research workers in the subject. Here are collected some of the survey articles and contributed papers at the meeting. The former cover a number of areas of current interest and include papers by S.M. Gersten, R.I. Grigorchuk, P.H. Kropholler, A. Lubotsky, A.A.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Combinatorial and geometric group theory.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994
(DLC) 94023206
(OCoLC)30979168
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew J Duncan; N D Gilbert; James Howie
ISBN: 9781107088757 1107088755 9780511566073 0511566077 1299707092 9781299707092
OCLC Number: 846495523
Language Note: English.
Notes: "ICMS Workshop on Geometric and Combinatorial Methods in Group Theory, held at Heriot-Watt University in 1993"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 325 pages) : illustrations.
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 --
Generalised trees and A-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. McA 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.
Series Title: London Mathematical Society lecture note series, 204.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew J. Duncan, N.D. Gilbert, James Howie.
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