On deciding finiteness of matrix groups

A. S. Detinko, D. L. Flannery

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We provide a new, practical algorithm for deciding finiteness of matrix groups over function fields of zero characteristic. The algorithm has been implemented in GAP. Experimental results and extensions of the algorithm to any field of zero characteristic are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1037-1043
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Symbolic Computation
Issue number8
Early online date27 Feb 2009
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2009
Externally publishedYes


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