New York Journal of Mathematics
Volume 18 (2012) 925-942


D. B. McReynolds

The congruence subgroup problem for pure braid groups: Thurston's proof

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Published: December 29, 2012
Keywords: Congruence subgroup problem, pure braid groups
Subject: 20F36, 20E36, 20E26

We present an unpublished proof of W. Thurston that pure braid groups have the congruence subgroup property.


Partially supported by DMS-1105710.

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Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47906