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Volume 85, Issue 1, 2010, pp. 151–164
DOI: 10.4171/CMH/191

Published online: 2009-12-23

SLn(ℤ[t]) is not FPn − 1

Kai-Uwe Bux[1], Amir Mohammadi[2] and Kevin Wortman

(1) Universität Bielefeld, Germany
(2) The University of Texas at Austin, USA

We prove the result from the title using the geometry of Euclidean buildings.

Keywords: Euclidean buildings, finiteness properties, geometric group theory

Bux Kai-Uwe, Mohammadi Amir, Wortman Kevin: SLn(ℤ[t]) is not FPn − 1. Comment. Math. Helv. 85 (2010), 151-164. doi: 10.4171/CMH/191