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Representation variety of surface groups

Author: Krishna Kishore
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 146 (2018), 953-959
MSC (2010): Primary 20G05; Secondary 20G20
Published electronically: September 14, 2017
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Abstract: We give an exact formula for the dimension of the variety of homomorphisms from $ S_g$ to any semisimple real algebraic group, where $ S_g$ is a surface group of genus $ g \geq 2$.

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Krishna Kishore
Affiliation: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research PUNE, 411008 India

Received by editor(s): April 15, 2017
Published electronically: September 14, 2017
Communicated by: Alexander Braverman
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