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Combinatorial and geometric group theory Dortmund and Ottawa-Montreal Conferences by Oleg VladimiroviДЌ BogopolК№skij

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Published by Birkhäuser in Basel, Switzerland ; New York .
Written in English


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Other titlesGeometric group theory, Dortmund and Carleton Conferences
StatementOleg Bogopolski ... [et al.].
SeriesTrends in mathematics, Trends in mathematics
LC ClassificationsQA182.5 .C653 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 315 p. :
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25280327M
ISBN 103764399104
ISBN 109783764399108
LC Control Number2010926413

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  Chapter 2 is devoted completely to the group theory of graphs, as a warm up to the study of the fundamental group in the next chapter. The fundamental group is defined to be an equivalence class of maps, and with the exception of the circle, it is calculated using deformation retraction and the Seifert-Van Kampen by: This volume assembles research papers in geometric and combinatorial group theory. This wide area may be defined as the study of those groups that are defined by their action on a combinatorial or geometric object, in the spirit of Klein’s programme. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "ICMS Workshop on Geometric and Combinatorial Methods in Group Theory, held at Heriot-Watt University in "--Cover p. I would suggest the book. Groups, Graphs and Trees an introduction to the geometry of infinite groups by John Meier.; This is an excellent introductory text. It is well written, covers a broad range of topics in geometric and combinatorial group theory, and contains lots of examples (every second chapter is a study of an example).