Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 76, Issue 1, pp 113–128

Finiteness properties of certain arithmetic groups in the function field case

  • Herbert Abels

DOI: 10.1007/BF02782847

Cite this article as:
Abels, H. Israel J. Math. (1991) 76: 113. doi:10.1007/BF02782847


It is proved that the finiteness length of Γ=SLn(ℱq[t]) isn−2 ifn≥2 andq≥2n−2. The proof consists in studying the homotopy type of a certain Γ-invariant filtration of an appropriate Bruhat-Tits building on which Γ acts.

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© Hebrew University 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert Abels
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  1. 1.Fakultät für MathematikUniversität BielefeldBielefeldGermany

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