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\(\Lambda\)-trees and their applications. (English) Zbl 0767.05054
Automorphism groups of trees (called simplicial trees in the paper) are studied by methods from combinatorial group theory. The notion of a tree is generalized to a tree over \(\mathbb{Z}\) (\(\mathbb{Z}\)-tree) or \(\mathbb{R}\) (\(\mathbb{R}\)- tree) and the corresponding generalized theory is discussed.

MSC:
05C25 Graphs and abstract algebra (groups, rings, fields, etc.)
20F65 Geometric group theory
54C10 Special maps on topological spaces (open, closed, perfect, etc.)
54H12 Topological lattices, etc. (topological aspects)
20G99 Linear algebraic groups and related topics
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