On the groups SL2(ℤ[x]) and SL2(k[x, y])

Fritz Grunewald, Jens Mennicke, Leonid Vaserstein

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This paper studies free quotients of the groups SL2(ℤ[x]) and SL2(k[x, y]), k a finite field. These quotients give information about the relation of the above groups to their subgroups generated by elementary or unipotent elements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-193
Number of pages37
JournalIsrael Journal of Mathematics
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - Oct 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Mathematics


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