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Classification of the real discrete specialisations of the Burau representation of B3

  • NANCY SCHERICH (a1)

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This classification is found by analyzing the action of a normal subgroup of B3 as hyperbolic isometries. This paper gives an example of an unfaithful specialisation of the Burau representation on B4 that is faithful when restricted to B3, as well as examples of unfaithful specialisations of B3.

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Classification of the real discrete specialisations of the Burau representation of B3

  • NANCY SCHERICH (a1)

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