Structure and rigidity in hyperbolic groups I

@article{Rips1994StructureAR,
  title={Structure and rigidity in hyperbolic groups I},
  author={Eliyahu Rips and Zlil Sela},
  journal={Geometric \& Functional Analysis GAFA},
  year={1994},
  volume={4},
  pages={337-371}
}
  • E. Rips, Z. Sela
  • Published 1 May 1994
  • Mathematics
  • Geometric & Functional Analysis GAFA
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