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A survey on large finite group actions on graphs, surfaces and 3-manifolds

  • Bruno Zimmermann


We give a survey on large finite group actions on low-dimensional objects such as graphs, surfaces, handlebodies and closed 3-manifolds, and also on large finite subgroups of the outer automorphism groups of their fundamental groups (free groups and surface groups) and of linear groups GL (n, ℤ); in particular we discuss recent results on maximal orders in various situations.


Fundamental Group Fuchsian Group Orientation Preserve Discontinuous Group Heegaard Splitting 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno Zimmermann
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze MatematicheUniversità degli Studi di TriesteTriesteItaly

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