Structure and rigidity in hyperbolic groups I

E. Rips*, Z. Sela

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We introduce certain classes of hyperbolic groups according to their possible actions on real trees. Using these classes and results from the theory of (small) group actions on real trees, we study the structure of hyperbolic groups and their automorphism group.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)337-371
Number of pages35
JournalGeometric and Functional Analysis
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1994
Externally publishedYes


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