Connectivity at infinity for right angled Artin groups

Authors:
Noel Brady and John Meier

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **353** (2001), 117-132

MSC (2000):
Primary 20F36, 57M07

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-00-02506-X

Published electronically:
August 21, 2000

MathSciNet review:
1675166

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Abstract: We establish sufficient conditions implying semistability and connectivity at infinity properties for CAT(0) cubical complexes. We use this, along with the geometry of cubical 's to give a complete description of the higher connectivity at infinity properties of right angled Artin groups. Among other things, this determines which right angled Artin groups are duality groups. Applications to group extensions are also included.

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Additional Information

**Noel Brady**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019

Email:
nbrady@math.ou.edu

**John Meier**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042

Email:
meierj@lafayette.edu

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-00-02506-X

Keywords:
Topology at infinity,
right angled Artin groups,
cubical complexes

Received by editor(s):
December 4, 1997

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
February 5, 1999

Published electronically:
August 21, 2000

Additional Notes:
The first author thanks the Universitat Frankfurt for support during the summer of 1997 while part of this work was being carried out. He also acknowledges support from NSF grant DMS-9704417. The second author thanks Cornell University for hosting him while on leave from Lafayette College, and the NSF for the support of an RUI grant DMS-9705007

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