The subgroups of direct products of surface groups

Martin R. Bridson, James Howie, Charles F. Miller, Hamish Short

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A subgroup of a product of n surface groups is of type FPn if and only if it contains a subgroup of finite index that is itself a product of (at most n) surface groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-103
Number of pages9
JournalGeometriae Dedicata
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • Direct product
  • Free groups
  • Homology of groups
  • Subgroup
  • Surface groups


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