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Homology of some Artin and twisted Artin Groups

  • Maura Clancy (a1) and Graham Ellis (a2)

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We begin the paper with a simple formula for the second integral homology of a range of Artin groups. The formula is derived from a polytopal classifying space. We then introduce the notion of a twisted Artin group and obtain polytopal classifying spaces for a range of such groups. We demonstrate that these explicitly constructed spaces can be implemented on a computer and used in homological calculations.

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Homology of some Artin and twisted Artin Groups

  • Maura Clancy (a1) and Graham Ellis (a2)

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