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Splittings of Surfaces

Author: Richard K. Skora
Journal: J. Amer. Math. Soc. 9 (1996), 605-616
MSC (1991): Primary 05C38, 15A15; Secondary 05A15, 15A18
MathSciNet review: 1339846
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Abstract: The main result characterizes small actions of surface groups on ${\hbox{\normalshape{\bf R}}}$-trees.

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Richard K. Skora
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11794-3651; Department of Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027-6918

PII: S 0894-0347(96)00205-6
Keywords: $\mathbf R$-tree, surface, hyperbolic space, splitting
Additional Notes: Supported in part by a SUNY Research Development Grant and an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.
Article copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society

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