The Tits alternative for Out$(F_n)$ II: A Kolchin type theorem

Abstract

This is the second of two papers in which we prove the Tits alternative for $\mathrm{Out}(F_n)$.

Authors

Mladen Bestvina

Department of Mathematics
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States

Mark Feighn

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University, Newark
Newark, NJ 07102
United States

Michael Handel

Department of Mathematics
Lehman College
The City University of New York
Bronx, NY 10468
United States