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An obstruction to the strong relative hyperbolicity of a group

By James W. Anderson, Javier Aramayona and Kenneth J. Shackleton

Abstract

We give a simple combinatorial criterion for a group that, when satisfied, implies the group cannot be strongly relatively hyperbolic. Our criterion applies to several classes of groups, such as surface mapping class groups, Torelli groups, and automorphism and outer automorphism groups of free groups

Topics: QA
Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.soton.ac.uk:50546
Provided by: e-Prints Soton

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