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An elementary proof about the order of the elements in a discrete group

Author: G. Crombez
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 85 (1982), 59-60
MSC: Primary 43A15; Secondary 22C05
MathSciNet review: 647897
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Abstract: We give an elementary direct proof of the following property: if for a discrete group $ G$ some $ {l_p}(G)$-space $ (1 < p < \infty )$ is an algebra, then all elements of $ G$ have uniformly bounded order.

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Keywords: Convolution, discrete group, order of an element
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