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Two-relator groups with prescribed cohomological dimension

Author: James Howie
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 100 (1987), 393-394
MSC: Primary 20J99; Secondary 20F05
MathSciNet review: 884487
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Abstract: For each integer $ n \geqslant 2$, an example is constructed of a $ 2$-generator, $ 2$-relator presentation of a group $ G(n)$ of cohomological dimension $ n + 1$.

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