Discontinuous Groups of Isometries in the Hyperbolic Plane

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This is an introductory textbook on isometry groups of the hyperbolic plane. Interest in such groups dates back more than 120 years. Examples appear in number theory (modular groups and triangle groups), the theory of elliptic functions, and the theory of linear differential equations in the complex domain (giving rise to the alternative name Fuchsian groups). The current book is based on what became known as the famous Fenchel-Nielsen manuscript. Jakob Nielsen (1890-1959) started this project well before World War II, ...

Discontinuous Groups of Isometries in the Hyperbolic Plane 2002, de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110175264

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