Quotients of mapping class groups from Out(Fn)

Khalid Bou-Rabee, Christopher J. Leininger

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We give a short proof of Masbaum and Reid’s result that mapping class groups involve any finite group, appealing to free quotients of surface groups and a result of Gilman, following Dunfield–Thurston.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5091-5096
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the American Mathematical Society
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2018


  • Finite groups
  • Involve
  • Mapping class groups

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)
  • Applied Mathematics


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