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The conjugacy problem in the Grigorchuk group is polynomial time decidable

  • Igor Lysenok

    Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow, Russian Federation
  • Alexei Myasnikov

    McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Alexander Ushakov

    Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, USA
The conjugacy problem in the Grigorchuk group is polynomial time decidable cover
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Abstract

In this paper we prove that the conjugacy problem in the Grigorchuk group Γ has polynomial time complexity. This solves a problem posed by Grigorchuk rather unexpectedly.

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Igor Lysenok, Alexei Myasnikov, Alexander Ushakov, The conjugacy problem in the Grigorchuk group is polynomial time decidable. Groups Geom. Dyn. 4 (2010), no. 4 pp. 813–833

DOI 10.4171/GGD/108