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Geometric Methods in Group Theory
 
Edited by: José Burillo Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Sean Cleary The City College of New York (CUNY), New York, NY
Murray Elder University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Jennifer Taback Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
Enric Ventura Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
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Geometric Methods in Group Theory
Edited by: José Burillo Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Sean Cleary The City College of New York (CUNY), New York, NY
Murray Elder University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Jennifer Taback Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
Enric Ventura Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
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  • Book Details
     
     
    Contemporary Mathematics
    Volume: 3722005; 230 pp
    MSC: Primary 20; 57;

    This volume presents articles by speakers and participants in two AMS special sessions, Geometric Group Theory and Geometric Methods in Group Theory, held respectively at Northeastern University (Boston, MA) and at Universidad de Sevilla (Spain). The expository and survey articles in the book cover a wide range of topics, making it suitable for researchers and graduate students interested in group theory.

    Readership

    Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in group theory.

  • Table of Contents
     
     
    • Articles
    • M. Cárdenas and F. F. Lasheras - Properly 3-realizable groups: a survey [ MR 2139672 ]
    • A. Martino and S. O’Rourke - Free actions on $\Bbb Z^n$-trees: a survey [ MR 2139673 ]
    • Gilbert Levitt - Characterizing rigid simplicial actions on trees [ MR 2139674 ]
    • Juan González-Meneses - Improving an algorithm to solve multiple simultaneous conjugacy problems in braid groups [ MR 2139675 ]
    • Eddy Godelle and Luis Paris - On singular Artin monoids [ MR 2139676 ]
    • Oleg Bogopolski - A surface groups analogue of a theorem of Magnus [ MR 2139677 ]
    • Venu Addepalli and Edward C. Turner - Shift automorphisms of finite order [ MR 2139678 ]
    • Vladimir Shpilrain - Counting primitive elements of a free group [ MR 2139679 ]
    • Richard Weidmann - A rank formula for amalgamated products with finite amalgam [ MR 2139680 ]
    • Delaram Kahrobaei - A simple proof of a theorem of Karrass and Solitar [ MR 2139681 ]
    • Stuart W. Margolis, John Meakin and Zoran Šuniḱ - Distortion functions and the membership problem for submonoids of groups and monoids [ MR 2139682 ]
    • James Belk and Kai-Uwe Bux - Thompson’s group $F$ is maximally nonconvex [ MR 2139683 ]
    • Sean Cleary and Jennifer Taback - Seesaw words in Thompson’s group $F$ [ MR 2139684 ]
    • Xavier Martin - Piecewise-projective representation of Thompson’s group $T$ [ MR 2139685 ]
    • Tullia Dymarz - Bijective quasi-isometries of amenable groups [ MR 2139686 ]
    • Inna Bumagin - On definitions of relatively hyperbolic groups [ MR 2139687 ]
    • Gilbert Baumslag - Embedding wreath-like products in finitely presented groups. I [ MR 2139688 ]
    • Sean Cleary and Jennifer Taback - Metric properties of the lamplighter group as an automata group [ MR 2140090 ]
    • François Dahmani - An example of non-contracting weakly branch automaton group [ MR 2140091 ]
    • Azer Akhmedov - Travelling salesman problem in groups [ MR 2140092 ]
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Volume: 3722005; 230 pp
MSC: Primary 20; 57;

This volume presents articles by speakers and participants in two AMS special sessions, Geometric Group Theory and Geometric Methods in Group Theory, held respectively at Northeastern University (Boston, MA) and at Universidad de Sevilla (Spain). The expository and survey articles in the book cover a wide range of topics, making it suitable for researchers and graduate students interested in group theory.

Readership

Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in group theory.

  • Articles
  • M. Cárdenas and F. F. Lasheras - Properly 3-realizable groups: a survey [ MR 2139672 ]
  • A. Martino and S. O’Rourke - Free actions on $\Bbb Z^n$-trees: a survey [ MR 2139673 ]
  • Gilbert Levitt - Characterizing rigid simplicial actions on trees [ MR 2139674 ]
  • Juan González-Meneses - Improving an algorithm to solve multiple simultaneous conjugacy problems in braid groups [ MR 2139675 ]
  • Eddy Godelle and Luis Paris - On singular Artin monoids [ MR 2139676 ]
  • Oleg Bogopolski - A surface groups analogue of a theorem of Magnus [ MR 2139677 ]
  • Venu Addepalli and Edward C. Turner - Shift automorphisms of finite order [ MR 2139678 ]
  • Vladimir Shpilrain - Counting primitive elements of a free group [ MR 2139679 ]
  • Richard Weidmann - A rank formula for amalgamated products with finite amalgam [ MR 2139680 ]
  • Delaram Kahrobaei - A simple proof of a theorem of Karrass and Solitar [ MR 2139681 ]
  • Stuart W. Margolis, John Meakin and Zoran Šuniḱ - Distortion functions and the membership problem for submonoids of groups and monoids [ MR 2139682 ]
  • James Belk and Kai-Uwe Bux - Thompson’s group $F$ is maximally nonconvex [ MR 2139683 ]
  • Sean Cleary and Jennifer Taback - Seesaw words in Thompson’s group $F$ [ MR 2139684 ]
  • Xavier Martin - Piecewise-projective representation of Thompson’s group $T$ [ MR 2139685 ]
  • Tullia Dymarz - Bijective quasi-isometries of amenable groups [ MR 2139686 ]
  • Inna Bumagin - On definitions of relatively hyperbolic groups [ MR 2139687 ]
  • Gilbert Baumslag - Embedding wreath-like products in finitely presented groups. I [ MR 2139688 ]
  • Sean Cleary and Jennifer Taback - Metric properties of the lamplighter group as an automata group [ MR 2140090 ]
  • François Dahmani - An example of non-contracting weakly branch automaton group [ MR 2140091 ]
  • Azer Akhmedov - Travelling salesman problem in groups [ MR 2140092 ]
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