Montreal Geometric & Combinatorial Group Theory Seminar

Speaker: Denis Serbin (McGill)

Title: “*Malnormality is Decidable in Fully
Residually Free Groups*”

Date:
3:30PM, Wednesday, February 18,
2004

Place: Room 920, Burnside Hall,
McGill University

Abstract: "A subgroup H of a group G is
called

malnormal if it has
trivial intersection with gHg^-1

for any element g of
G. We present an algorithm which

decides if a
finitely generated subgroup of a finitely

generated fully
residually free group G is malnormal

in
G."