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Tameness and the Geodesic Cores of Subgroups.


Speaker: Rita Gitik, Michigan
Location: 693 Kerr
Start time: Wed, Oct 6 1999, 4:10PM

We give a new definition of a tame subgroup, discuss various examples, and give a very short proof of the fact that quasiconvex subgroups of negatively curved groups are tame. The proof is related to the Dehn algorithm.