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Growth of periodic quotients of hyperbolic groups

Rémi Coulon

Algebraic & Geometric Topology 13 (2013) 3111–3133
Abstract

Let G be a non-elementary torsion-free hyperbolic group. We prove that the exponential growth rate of the periodic quotient GGn tends to the one of G as n odd approaches infinity. Moreover, we provide an estimate for the rate at which the convergence is taking place.

Keywords
periodic groups, exponential growth, hyperbolic groups
Mathematical Subject Classification 2000
Primary: 20F65
Secondary: 20F50, 20F67, 20F69
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Publication
Received: 13 December 2012
Revised: 7 May 2013
Accepted: 10 May 2013
Published: 22 August 2013
Authors
Rémi Coulon
Department of Mathematics
Vanderbilt University
Stevenson Center 1326
Nashville, TN 37240
USA
http://www.math.vanderbilt.edu/~coulonrb/