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Darryl McCullough and Andy Miller

Publication: Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society
Publication Year 1996: Volume 122, Number 582
ISBNs: 978-0-8218-0459-9 (print); 978-1-4704-0167-2 (online)
MathSciNet review: 1329943
MSC: Primary 20F28; Secondary 20E06, 57M07

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Table of Contents


  • Introduction
  • 1. Whitehead posets and symmetric Whitehead automorphisms
  • 2. The complexes $K(G)$ and $K_0(G)$
  • 3. Lemmas of reductivity
  • 4. Contractibility of $K_0(G)$
  • 5. The vertex stabilizers and other subgroups of $Aut(G)$
  • 6. Applications to groups of automorphisms
  • 7. Finite groups of automorphisms
  • 8. Actions on $\mathbb {R}$-trees