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Author Wise, Daniel T., 1971-
Title From riches to raags : 3-manifolds, right-angled artin groups, and cubical geometry / Daniel T. Wise.
Publication Info. Providence, Rhode Island : Published for the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences by the American Mathematical Society, Providence, Rhode Island with support from the National Science Foundation, [2012]
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Description xiii, 141 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Regional conference series in mathematics ; no. 117.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-138) and index.
Contents Overview -- Nonpositively curved cube complexes -- Cubical disk diagrams, hyperplanes, and convexity -- Special cube complexes -- Virtual specialness of malnormal amalgams -- Wallspaces and their dual cube complexes -- Finiteness properties of the dual cube complex -- Cubulating malnormal graphs of cubulated groups -- Cubical small-cancellation theory --Walls in cubical small-cancellation theory -- Annular diagrams -- Virtually special quotients -- Hyperbolicity and quasiconvexity detection -- Hyperbolic groups with a quasiconvex hierarchy -- The relatively hyperbolic setting -- Applications.
Subject Hyperbolic groups.
Group theory.
Group theory and generalizations -- Special aspects of infinite or finite groups -- Hyperbolic groups and nonpositively curved groups.
Group theory and generalizations -- Special aspects of infinite or finite groups -- Cancellation theory; application of van Kampen diagrams.
Manifolds and cell complexes -- Low-dimensional topology -- None of the above, but in this section.
ISBN 9780821888001 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0821888005 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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