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Cubulation of Gromov–Thurston manifolds

  • Anne Giralt

    Institut Mathématique de Jussieu-Paris Rive Gauche, France
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In this article we prove that the fundamental group of certain manifolds, introduced by Gromov and Thurston [GT87] and obtained by branched cyclic covering over arithmetic manifolds, acts geometrically on a CAT (0) cube complex. We show in particular that these groups are linear over Z\mathbb Z.

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Anne Giralt, Cubulation of Gromov–Thurston manifolds. Groups Geom. Dyn. 11 (2017), no. 2, pp. 393–414

DOI 10.4171/GGD/401