Why are Braids Orderable?
by Patrick Dehornoy, at al.
Number of pages: 206
In the decade since the discovery that Artin's braid groups enjoy a left-invariant linear ordering, several quite different approaches have been applied to understand this phenomenon. This book is an account of those approaches, involving self-distributive algebra, uniform finite trees, combinatorial group theory, mapping class groups, laminations, and hyperbolic geometry.
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by Dave Witte Morris - arXiv
This revised version of a book in progress on arithmetic groups and locally symmetric spaces contains several additional chapters, including the proofs of three major theorems of G. A. Margulis (superrigidity, arithmeticity, and normal subgroups).
by Emmanuel Breuillard, Hee Oh (eds.) - Cambridge University Press
This book focuses on recent developments concerning various quantitative aspects of thin groups. It provides a broad panorama of a very active field of mathematics at the boundary between geometry, dynamical systems, number theory, and combinatorics.
by Willard Miller - Academic Press
A beginning graduate level book on applied group theory. Only those aspects of group theory are treated which are useful in the physical sciences, but the mathematical apparatus underlying the applications is presented with a high degree of rigor.
by Charles F. Miller III - University of Melbourne
Lecture notes for the subject Combinatorial Group Theory at the University of Melbourne. Contents: About groups; Free groups and presentations; Construction of new groups; Properties, embeddings and examples; Subgroup Theory; Decision Problems.