Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly
Volume 12 (2016)
On classifying spaces for the family of virtually cyclic subgroups in mapping class groups
Pages: 261 – 292
We give a bound for the geometric dimension for the family of virtually cyclic groups in mapping class groups of an orientable compact surface with punctures, possibly with nonempty boundary and negative Euler characteristic.
mapping class groups, geometric dimension, classifying spaces
The authors acknowledge support from research grants from IN105614-DGAPA-UNAM and 151338-CONACyT-México.
Paper received on 27 October 2016.