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On the singular braid monoid

Author: V. Vershinin
Translated by: the author
Original publication: Algebra i Analiz, tom 21 (2009), nomer 5.
Journal: St. Petersburg Math. J. 21 (2010), 693-704
MSC (2010): Primary 20F36; Secondary 20F38
Published electronically: July 14, 2010
MathSciNet review: 2604561
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Abstract: Garside's results and the existence of the greedy normal form for braids are shown to be true for the singular braid monoid. An analog of the presentation of J. S. Birman, K. H. Ko, and S. J. Lee for the classical braid group is also obtained for this monoid.

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V. Vershinin
Affiliation: Département des Sciences Mathématiques, Université Montpellier II, Place Eugéne Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier cedex 5, France
Address at time of publication: Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia

Keywords: Braid group, singular braid monoid, word problem, Garside normal form
Received by editor(s): September 2, 2008
Published electronically: July 14, 2010
Article copyright: © Copyright 2010 American Mathematical Society

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