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A New Normal Form for Thompson's Group F

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  • UserNayab Khalid, University of St Andrews
  • ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 15:00-16:00
  • HouseCMS, MR14.

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Abstract: Thompson’s group F is a well-known example of a finitely presented infinite group. We discuss it as a rearrangement group of a fractal (Belk, Forrest 2016). We present a new generating set, and subsequently a new normal form, for it – with the aim of generalizing this presentation for the wider class of rearrangement groups.

This talk is part of the Junior Algebra and Number Theory seminar series.

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