Algebraic and Geometric Topology 2 (2002), paper no. 31, pages 743-755.

Engulfing in word-hyperbolic groups

G. A. Niblo, B. T. Williams

Abstract. We examine residual properties of word-hyperbolic groups, adapting a method introduced by Darren Long to study the residual properties of Kleinian groups.

Keywords. Word hyperbolic groups, residual finiteness, engulfing

AMS subject classification. Primary: 20E26. Secondary: 20F67, 20F65.

DOI: 10.2140/agt.2002.2.743

E-print: arXiv:math.GR/0209185

Submitted: 17 May 2002. Accepted: 8 July 2002. Published: 9 September 2002.

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G. A. Niblo, B. T. Williams
Faculty of Mathematical Studies, University of Southampton,
Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

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