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The abelianization of almost free groups

Author: Charly Bitton
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 129 (2001), 1799-1803
MSC (1991): Primary 03E75, 03E05, 20K27
Published electronically: November 21, 2000
MathSciNet review: 1814113
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We will construct an almost free non-free group $G$ of cardinality $\aleph_{1}$ such that $G/G^{\prime}$ is a free abelian group.

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Charly Bitton
Affiliation: Institute of Mathematics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Address at time of publication: Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine, California 92679

Received by editor(s): May 5, 1999
Received by editor(s) in revised form: October 5, 1999
Published electronically: November 21, 2000
Additional Notes: This is part of the author’s Ph.D. thesis done under the supervision of Professor M. Magidor to whom the author is greatly indebted for his help.
Communicated by: Carl G. Jockusch, Jr.
Article copyright: © Copyright 2000 American Mathematical Society

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