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Combinatorial group theory

Wilhelm Magnus

Combinatorial group theory

presentations of groups in terms of generators and relations

by Wilhelm Magnus

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Published by Dover Publications (etc.), Constable in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groups, Theory of.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilhelm Magnus, Abraham Karrass, Donald Solitar.
    ContributionsKarrass, Abraham., Solitar, Donald.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA171
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,444p. ;
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21480074M
    ISBN 100486632814


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