Topological methods in group theory

This volume collects the proceedings of the conference 'Topological methods in group theory', held at Ohio State University in 2014 in honor of Ross Geoghegan's 70th birthday. It consists of eleven peer-reviewed papers on some of the most recent developments at the interface of topolo...

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Other Authors: Geoghegan, Ross, 1963- (Honoree)
Broaddus, N. (Nathan), 1975- (Editor)
Davis, Michael, 1949- (Editor)
Lafont, Jean-François (Editor)
Ortiz, Ivonne Johanna (Editor)
Conference: Topological methods in group theory (2014 : Ohio, Spojené státy americké)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018
Series:London Mathematical Society lecture note series
Genre/form:sborníky konferencí
elektronické knihy
ISBN:9781108526203
978-1-108-43762-2
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Summary:This volume collects the proceedings of the conference 'Topological methods in group theory', held at Ohio State University in 2014 in honor of Ross Geoghegan's 70th birthday. It consists of eleven peer-reviewed papers on some of the most recent developments at the interface of topology and geometric group theory. The authors have given particular attention to clear exposition, making this volume especially useful for graduate students and for mathematicians in other areas interested in gaining a taste of this rich and active field. A wide cross-section of topics in geometric group theory and topology are represented, including left-orderable groups, groups defined by automata, connectivity properties and Σ-invariants of groups, amenability and non-amenability problems, and boundaries of certain groups. Also included are topics that are more geometric or topological in nature, such as the geometry of simplices, decomposition complexity of certain groups, and problems in shape theory
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Physical Description:1 online zdroj (xv, 193 stran)
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