• A Note on Automorphisms of the Sphere Complex

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      Free groups; splittings of a group; the sphere complex.

    • Abstract


      In this note, we shall give another proof of a theorem of Aramayona and Souto, namely the group of simplicial automorphisms of the sphere complex $\mathbb{S}(M)$ associated to the manifold $M=\sharp_nS^2\times S^1$ is isomorphic to the group Out $(F_n)$ of outer automorphisms of the free group $F_n$ of rank $n\geq 3$.

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      Suhas Pandit1

      1. Mathematics Section, The Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
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  • Proceedings – Mathematical Sciences | News

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