Inventiones mathematicae

, Volume 121, Issue 1, pp 287–321 | Cite as

Stable actions of groups on real trees

  • Mladen Bestvina
  • Mark Feighn


This paper further develops Rips's work on real trees. We study a class of actions called ‘stable’ which includes actions with trivial arc stabilizers and small actions of hyperbolic groups.


Hyperbolic Group Stable Action Small Action Real Tree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mladen Bestvina
    • 1
  • Mark Feighn
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUCLALos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsRutgers UniversityNewarkUSA

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