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An isoperimetric inequality for Artin groups of finite type

Author: Kay Tatsuoka
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 339 (1993), 537-551
MSC: Primary 20F10; Secondary 20F36
MathSciNet review: 1137259
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Abstract: We show that Artin groups of finite type satisfy a quadratic isoperimetric inequality. Moreover we describe an explicit algorithm to solve the word problem in quadratic time.

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Keywords: Artin group, braid group, isoperimetric inequality, word problem
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