# Questions tagged [geometric-group-theory]

Large scale properties of groups; growth functions; Dehn functions; small cancellation properties; hyperbolicity and CAT(0); actions and representations; combinatorial group theory; presentations

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### Polynomial isoperimetric inequalities for finitely presented subdirect products of limit groups

Does every finitely presented subdirect product of limit groups admit a polynomial isoperimetric inequality? That is, does there exist a constant $C > 0$ and an integer $d \geq 1$ such that for ...
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### Groups killed by centralizing one element

What groups $G$ contains an element $g$ such that $G/(g\text{ is made central})=1$ (or equivalently $[g,G]=G$, where $[g,G]:=\langle[g,h]\colon h\in G\rangle$)? A necessary condition is that $G$ is a ...
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### Groups (not?) quasi-retracting onto $\mathbb{Z}$ via closest points projection

Inspired by this question we ask: Suppose that $G$ is an infinite group. Suppose that $X$ is a finite generating set of $G$. Let $\Gamma = \Gamma(G, X)$ be the resulting Cayley graph. Does $\Gamma$ ...
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### Model-theoretic construction of Gromov boundaries on groups

For context, I'm only a second year undergraduate mathematician, so I won't know much. For third year, I'm hoping to do a research project. I met up with a professor who might be my supervisor today, ...
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### Are Artin-Tits groups ordered groups?

We consider Artin-Tits groups of two generators $(I_2(n))$. Are these groups ordered groups?
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### Measures with superexponential moments on finitely generated groups

Let $\Gamma$ be an infinite finitely generated group and let $\nu$ be a measure on $\Gamma$ which generates a transient random walk. I was reading this paper, and the authors prove many of their ...
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### Point stabilizers of the Floyd boundary of a group

Let $G$ be a finitely generated group. Consider the Floyd boundary as defined in https://www.unige.ch/math/folks/karlsson/free.pdf by A. Karlsson. For a Floyd function f, we denote the Floyd boundary ...
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### When the fundamental group of subgraph of groups embeds?

Given a connected graph of groups $\mathcal G$ (where edge maps are embeddings), by a subgraph we mean a graph of groups obtain by omitting some vertices, some edges, and replacing the remaining ...
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### On the induction step in Theorem 2.6 of "Homological stability for linear groups" by Kallen

I am currently reading the proof of the connectivity theorem of Wilberd van der Kallen (Theorem 2.6 in https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF01390018) for a seminar talk. I am a little stuck on ...
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### Coarse embeddings and Gromov products in (Gromov) hyperbolic spaces

I am new into geometric group theory and I have recently started reading the book "Sur les Groupes Hyperboliques d’après Mikhael Gromov" by Ghys and de la Harpe. The following inequality ...
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### Green's kernel estimates on finitely generated groups

I was reading a paper by W. Hebisch and L. Saloff-Coste titled "Gaussian Estimates for Markov Chains and Random Walks on Groups" where I came to know about certain bounds on convolution ...
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### Residual finiteness of hyperbolic 3-manifold groups

So the consequence of the geometrization (according to 3-manifold group note) is that any finite-volumed hyperbolic 3-manifold is residually finite. So the question is: Q1. If $M$ is an infinite-...
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### Interpretation of Kazhdan T property cohomologically

$\newcommand{\triv}{\mathit{triv}}$A group $G$ has property $T$ if $\triv$ is isolated in the space of unitary representations with the Fell topology. In general, we heuristically have $H^1(G,Ad(V))$ (...
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### A question about Gromov's proof of a "more effective version of the main theorem"

In the paper "Groups of polynomial growth and expanding maps" Gromov proves the following "effective version of the main theorem" For any positive integers $d$ and $k$, there ...
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### Do acyclic amenable groups exist?

Is there an example of a nontrivial discrete amenable group with vanishing integral homology? To put the question in contrapositive. Given arbitrary acyclic group $Q$, is there some reason for the ...
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### Finding automorphism groups of regular graphs [closed]

Can some body help me with some source code for finding automorphism groups of regular maps?. For example: the type of graph is denoted as $\{p, q\}$, which means that they are tessellations of the ...