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Author AMS Special Session Geometric Group Theory (2002 : Northeastern University)

Title Geometric methods in group theory : AMS Special Session Geometric Group Theory, October 5-6, 2002, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts : special session at the First Joint Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Real Sociedad Matemática Española, June 18-21, 2003, Seville, Spain / José Burillo [and others], editors
Published Providence, RI : American Mathematical Society, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 230 pages)
Series Contemporary mathematics, 0271-4132 ; 372
Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society) ; v. 372
Contents Properly 3-realizable groups: a survey / M. Cárdenas and F. F. Lasheras --'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'>'> Free actions on $\Bbb Zn̂$-trees: a survey / A. Martino and S. O'Rourke -- Characterizing rigid simplicial actions on trees / Gilbert Levitt -- Improving an algorithm to solve multiple simultaneous conjugacy problems in braid groups / Juan González-Meneses -- On singular Artin monoids / Eddy Godelle and Luis Paris -- A surface groups analogue of a theorem of Magnus / Oleg Bogopolski -- Shift automorphisms of finite order / Venu Addepalli and Edward C. Turner -- Counting primitive elements of a free group / Vladimir Shpilrain -- A rank formula for amalgamated products with finite amalgam / Richard Weidmann -- A simple proof of a theorem of Karrass and Solitar / Delaram Kahrobaei -- Distortion functions and the membership problem for submonoids of groups and monoids / Stuart W. Margolis, John Meakin and Zoran Šuniḱ -- Thompson's group $F$ is maximally nonconvex / James Belk and Kai-Uwe Bux -- Seesaw words in Thompson's group $F$ / Sean Cleary and Jennifer Taback -- Piecewise-projective representation of Thompson's group $T$ / Xavier Martin -- Bijective quasi-isometries of amenable groups / Tullia Dymarz -- On definitions of relatively hyperbolic groups / Inna Bumagin -- Embedding wreath-like products in finitely presented groups. I / Gilbert Baumslag -- Metric properties of the lamplighter group as an automata group / Sean Cleary and Jennifer Taback -- An example of non-contracting weakly branch automaton group / François Dahmani -- Travelling salesman problem in groups / Azer Akhmedov --
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Finite groups -- Congresses.
Group theory -- Congresses.
Finite groups.
Group theory.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Burillo, José, 1965-
Joint Meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Real Sociedad Matemática Española (1st : 2003 : Seville, Spain)
ISBN 0821879626