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By Parshin A. N. (Ed), Shafarevich I. R. (Ed)

This quantity of the EMS contains elements. the 1st entitled Combinatorial staff conception and primary teams, written via Collins and Zieschang, presents a readable and complete description of that a part of workforce conception which has its roots in topology within the conception of the basic crew and the speculation of discrete teams of modifications. during the emphasis is at the wealthy interaction among the algebra and the topology and geometry. the second one half by way of Grigorchuk and Kurchanov is a survey of modern paintings on teams on the subject of topological manifolds, facing equations in teams, fairly in floor teams and unfastened teams, a research when it comes to teams of Heegaard decompositions and algorithmic facets of the Poincaré conjecture, in addition to the thought of the expansion of teams. The authors have incorporated a listing of open difficulties, a few of that have no longer been thought of formerly. either elements comprise a number of examples, outlines of proofs and entire references to the literature. The publication might be very valuable as a reference and advisor to researchers and graduate scholars in algebra and topology.

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B) A surface complex is called compact if it consists of finitely many cells. A surface complex C having no boundary edgesis called closedif it is compact and is called open if it has infinitely many cells. (c) A surface is called orientable if, for every pair {q, cp-‘} of faces, one of the pair can be chosen to be “positive” so that each directed edge which is not a boundary edge appears exactly once in the positive boundary path of a positive face. The system of positive faces is called an orientation.

J. Collins, H. Zieschang Close examination of the detailed argument shows that at most four Whitehead or permutation automorphisms appear in the lower part of the PeakReduction diagram and this means that a system of defining relations for the Whitehead and permutation automorphisms (which generate the whole automorphism group of the free group) can be chosen among the relations of length at most six. 2 - the automorphism group of a finitely generated free group is finitely presentable. The presentation in [I&Cool 19741 is not the same as that found in [Nielsen 1924a] but in [McCool 1975a] the latter is derived from the presentation in [McCool 19741.

A(G) > 0 for the measure p(G) = 4g - 4 + 2. czr(l - &) of G. (a) An element of finite order in G is conjugate to a power of si; sj’ and $ are conjugate if and only if i = j and a = b mod hi. (b) A torsionfree planar discontinuous group is the fundamental group of a surface. (c) The measure p(G) of G is an algebraic invariant. Cl Next we will deal with the rank of Fuchsian groups. , the group H = (~1,. . ,s5 1 $, sz, sg, si, skl,sl . . s5). Clearly, d(H) 5 4. This group is neither trivial nor cyclic, but has trivial abelianisation.

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