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Examples of centralizers in the Artin braid groups

@article{Ivanov2003ExamplesOC,
title={Examples of centralizers in the Artin braid groups},
author={Nikolai V. Ivanov},
journal={arXiv: Geometric Topology},
year={2003}
}

The goal of this paper is to construct examples of centralizers in the Artin braid groups requiring the number of generators quadratic in the number of strings. These examples disprove a recent conjecture of N. Franco and J. Gonzalez-Meneses.

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