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The homology of Richard Thompson's group F

Research paper by Kenneth S. Brown

Indexed on: 15 Nov '04Published on: 15 Nov '04Published in: Mathematics - Group Theory



Abstract

In the early 1980s Ross Geoghegan and I calculated the homology of Richard Thompson's group F as a graded abelian group. It turns out that the homology admits a natural ring structure, which I calculate in this paper. As a byproduct, I obtain the ring structure on the cohomology.