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On the Morgan-Shalen compactification of the SL(2,ℂ) character varieties of surface groups

G. Daskalopoulos,S. Dostoglou, and R. Wentworth

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Duke Math. J. Volume 101, Number 2 (2000), 189-207.

First available: 17 August 2004

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Primary: 32G15: Moduli of Riemann surfaces, Teichmüller theory [See also 14H15, 30Fxx]
Secondary: 20E08: Groups acting on trees [See also 20F65] 57M50: Geometric structures on low-dimensional manifolds 58E20: Harmonic maps [See also 53C43], etc.


Daskalopoulos, G.; Dostoglou, S.; Wentworth, R. On the Morgan-Shalen compactification of the SL(2,ℂ) character varieties of surface groups. Duke Mathematical Journal 101 (2000), no. 2, 189--207. doi:10.1215/S0012-7094-00-10121-4. http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.dmj/1092749145.

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