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Varieties of representations of finitely generated groups

About this Title

Alexander Lubotzky and Andy R. Magid

Publication: Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society
Publication Year 1985: Volume 58, Number 336
ISBNs: 978-0-8218-2337-8 (print); 978-1-4704-0749-0 (online)
MathSciNet review: 818915
MSC: Primary 20C15; Secondary 14D20

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Table of Contents


  • 1. Schemes and varieties of representations
  • 2. Tangent spaces and first cohomology
  • 3. Cohomology and Fox deriviatives
  • 4. Cohomology and the proalgebraic hull
  • 5. The character twisting operation
  • 6. Representation varieties of nilpotent groups
  • 7. Historical remarks
  • 8. References
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