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The Geometry of the Word Problem for Finitely Generated Groups

  • Noel Brady
  • Tim Riley
  • Hamish Short

Part of the Advanced Courses in Mathematics CRM Barcelona book series (ACMBIRK)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Dehn Functions and Non-Positive Curvature

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-4
    2. Back Matter
      Pages 77-79
  3. Filling Functions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-87
    2. Pages 89-108
    3. Pages 129-143
    4. Back Matter
      Pages 145-151
  4. Diagrams and Groups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-156
    2. Pages 197-199
    3. Back Matter
      Pages 205-206

About this book

Keywords

Cayley graph Dehn function Group theory Morse theory Word problem filling function hyperbolic group isoperimetric spectrum nilpotent group

Authors and affiliations

  • Noel Brady
    • 1
  • Tim Riley
    • 2
  • Hamish Short
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Physical Sciences CenterUniversity of OklahomaNormanUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsCornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  3. 3.Centre de Mathématiques et InformatiqueUniversité de ProvenceMarseille cedexFrance

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