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Locally quasiconvex small-cancellation groups

Authors: Jonathan P. McCammond and Daniel T. Wise
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 360 (2008), 237-271
MSC (2000): Primary 20F06, 20F67, 57M07
Published electronically: July 23, 2007
MathSciNet review: 2342002
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Abstract: In this article we prove several results about the local quasiconvexity behavior of small-cancellation groups. In addition to strengthening our previously obtained positive results, we also describe several families of negative examples. Also, as the strength of the assumed small-cancellation conditions increases, the gap between our positive results and our counterexamples narrows. Finally, as an additional application of these techniques, we include similar results and counterexamples for Coxeter groups.

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Jonathan P. McCammond
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Universtiy of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California 93106

Daniel T. Wise
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2K6

Keywords: Coherent, locally quasiconvex
Received by editor(s): April 26, 2004
Received by editor(s) in revised form: October 7, 2005
Published electronically: July 23, 2007
Additional Notes: The first author was supported under NSF grants DMS-99781628 and DMS-0101506
The second author was supported by grants from NSERC and NATEQ
Article copyright: © Copyright 2007 American Mathematical Society
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