Free Groups and Their Automorphisms

  • Bruce Chandler
  • Wilhelm Magnus
Part of the Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (HISTORY, volume 9)


Much of this chapter will be devoted to an account of the results obtained by Jakob Nielsen (1890–1959), mainly in the years 1917–1924. Also, we shall use his papers to organize the material, giving, after each paper, an outline of later developments which were initiated by it.


Free Group Automorphism Group Fundamental Group Word Problem Quotient Group 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce Chandler
    • 1
  • Wilhelm Magnus
    • 2
  1. 1.The College of Staten Island of The City University of New YorkStaten IslandUSA
  2. 2.New RochelleUSA

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