Shadows of mapping class groups: Capturing convex cocompactness

Richard P. Kent, Christopher J. Leininger

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We strengthen the analogy between convex cocompact Kleinian groups and convex cocompact subgroups of the mapping class group of a surface in the sense of B. Farb and L. Mosher.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1270-1325
Number of pages56
JournalGeometric and Functional Analysis
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Convex cocompactness
  • Kleinian groups
  • Mapping class groups
  • Teichmüller groups

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analysis
  • Geometry and Topology


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