On finite subgroups of groups of type VF

Research paper by Ian J Leary

Indexed on: 31 Oct '05Published on: 31 Oct '05Published in: Mathematics - Group Theory


For any finite group Q not of prime power order, we construct a group G that is virtually of type F, contains infinitely many conjugacy classes of subgroups isomorphic to Q, and contains only finitely many conjugacy classes of other finite subgroups.