Residual Finiteness Growths of Virtually Special Groups

Khalid Bou-Rabee, Mark F. Hagen, Priyam Patel

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Let G be a virtually special group. Then the residual finiteness growth of G is at most linear. This result cannot be found by embedding G into a special linear group. Indeed, the special linear group SLk(Z), for k>2, has residual finiteness growth nk−1.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)297-310
Number of pages14
JournalMathematische Zeitschrift
Issue number1-2
Early online date19 Sept 2014
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2015


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