Jennifer Taback
Professor of Mathematics
Current teaching schedule available on the public course finder.
Contact Information
jtaback@bowdoin.edu
2077253951
Mathematics
204 Searles Science Building
Education
 Ph.D., University of Chicago (1998)
Field of Specialization
 Combinatorial group theory, Topology
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Papers
Metric properties of DiestelLeader groups (joint with Melanie Stein), in preparation. Automorphisms of DiestelLeader groups (joint with Peter Wong), in preparation. 

Arxiv  Free limits of Thompson's group $F$ (joint with Azer Akhmedov and Melanie Stein, to appear in Geometriae Dedicata. 
Arxiv  Tame combing and almost convexity conditions (joint with S. Cleary, S. Hermiller and M. Stein), Math Z. 269, no. 3 (2011), 879915. 
Arxiv  The geometry of twisted conjugacy classes in wreath products (joint with Peter Wong), in Benson Farb and David Fisher, editors, Geometry, Rigidity and Group Actions, Chicago Lectures in Math., Univ. Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 2011, 561–587. 
Arxiv  A note on convexity properties of Thompson's group F (joint with Melanie Stein and Matthew Horak), to appear in the Journal of Group Theory. 
Arxiv  Random subgroups of Thompson's group F (joint with Sean Cleary, Murray Elder and Andrew Reichnitzer), Groups Geom. Dyn. 4 (2010), no. 1, 91–126. 
Arxiv  Computing word length in alternate presentations of Thompson's group F (joint with Melanie Stein and Matthew Horak), Internat. J. Algebra Comput. 19(2009), no. 8, 963997. 
Arxiv  A note on twisted conjugacy and generalized BaumslagSolitar groups (joint with Peter Wong), preprint, 2006. 
Arxiv  Twisted conjugacy and quasiisomety invariance for generalized solvable BaumslagSolitar groups (joint with Peter Wong), J. Lond. Math. Soc. (2) 75 (2007), no. 3, 705717. 
Arxiv  Combinatorial and metric properties of Thompson’s group T (joint with Jose Burillo, Sean Cleary and Melanie Stein, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 361 (2009), no. 2, 631652. 
Arxiv  Bounding rightarm rotation distances (joint with Sean Cleary), Internat. J. Algebra Comput.17 (2007), no. 2, 369399. 
Arxiv  Cone types and geodesic languages for lamplighter groups and Thompson's group F (joint with Sean Cleary and Murray Elder), J. Algebra, Vol. 303 No. 2 (2006), pp. 476500. 
Arxiv  Metric properties of the lamplighter group as an automata group (joint with Sean Cleary), in Jose Burillo, Sean Cleary, Murray Elder, Jennifer Taback and Enric Ventura, editors, Geometric Methods in Group Theory, American Mathematical Society, 2005. 
Arxiv  Dead end words in lamplighter groups and other wreath products (joint with Sean Cleary), Quarterly Journal of Mathematics Volume 56 No. 2 (2005), pp.165178. 
Arxiv  Seesaw words in Thompson's group F (joint with Sean Cleary), in Jose Burillo, Sean Cleary, Murray Elder, Jennifer Taback and Enric Ventura, editors, Geometric Methods in Group Theory, American Mathematical Society, 2005. 
Arxiv  The large scale geometry of some metabelian groups (joint with Kevin Whyte), Michigan Math. Journal, Vol. 52 No. 1 (2004), pp. 205218. 
Restricted rotation distance (joint with Sean Cleary), Information Proc. Letters, Vol. 88 No. 5 (2003), pp. 251256.  
New York Journal  Geometric quasiisometric embeddings into Thompson's group F (joint with Sean Cleary), New York Journal of Mathematics, 9 (2003), pp. 141148. 
Arxiv  Combinatorial properties of Thompson's group F (joint with Sean Cleary), Trans. AMS. Vol. 356 No. 7 (2004), pp. 28252849 (electronic). 
Arxiv  Thompson's group F is not almost convex (joint with Sean Cleary), J. Algebra, Vol. 270 No. 1 (2004), pp 133149. 
Surface symmetries and PSL(2,p) (joint with Murad Ozaydin and Charlotte Simmons), Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 359(2007), 22432268.  
New York Journal  Equivalence of geometric and combinatorial Dehn functions (joint with Jose Burillo), New York Journal of Mathematics, 8 (2002), pp. 169179. 
Arxiv  The Dehn function of PSL(2,Z[1/p]), Geom. Dedicata, Vol. 102 No. 1 (2003) pp. 179195. 
Arxiv  Quasiisometric rigidity of PSL(2,Z[1/p]), Duke Math. Journal, 101 (2000), No. 2, pp. 335357. 