Groups acting on CAT(0) cube complexes


Niblo, Graham and Reeves, Lawrence (1997) Groups acting on CAT(0) cube complexes Geometry and Topology Monographs: The Epstein Birthday Schrift, 1, pp. 1-7. (doi:10.2140/gt.1997.1.1).

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We show that groups satisfying Kazhdan's property (T) have no unbounded actions on finite dimensional CAT(0) cube complexes, and deduce that there is a locally CAT(-1) Riemannian manifold which is not homotopy equivalent to any finite dimensional, locally CAT(0) cube complex.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.2140/gt.1997.1.1
ISSNs: 1464-8997 (print)
Keywords: kazhdan's property (t), tits' buildings, hyperbolic geometry, cat(0) cube complexes, locally cat(-1) spaces, Sp(n, 1)–manifolds
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ePrint ID: 29814
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1997Published
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 22:21
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/29814

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