For anyone whose interest lies in the interplay between groups and geometry, these books will be an essential addition to their library.
Table of Contents
1. Group actions and Riemann surfaces; 2. The virtual cohomological dimension of Coxeter groups; 3. The geometric invariants of a group - a survey with emphasis on the homological approach; 4. String rewriting - a survey for group theorists; 5. One-relator products with high powered relators; 6. An inaccessible group; 7. Isoperimetric and isodiametric functions - a survey; 8. On Hilbert's metric for simplices; 9. Software for axiomatic groups, isomorphism testing and finitely presented groups; 10. Proving certain groups infinite; 11. Some applications of small cancellation theory to one-relator groups and one-relator products; 12. A group theoretic proof of the torus theorem; 13. N-torsion and applications; 14. Surface groups and quasi-convexity; 15. Constructing group actions on trees; 16. Brick's quasi-simple filtrations for groups and 3-manifolds; 17. A note an accessibility; 18. Geometric group theory; 1991 problem list.
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