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On the other hand, the fundamental group G = G(A) of an arrangement is 1-formal (in the sense of Sullivan [45]), from which it follows that grQ (G) ∼ = h(A) as Lie algebras [26]. As an application, we could try to understand the LCS ranks, φi = rank(G(i) /G(i+1) ), for i ≥ 1. According to the Poincar´e-Birkhoﬀ-Witt Theorem, the associated graded algebra of an enveloping algebra U (g) (under the bracket-length ﬁltration) is a polynomial algebra. In particular, the Hilbert series of U (g) is the same as that of the polynomial algebra Q[g].

Leading to a coarsening of the stratiﬁcation by order complexes of the TC ’s; see [31, Chapter 7] for further details. 2. Garside groups and Bestvina’s complex The name “Garside-type” comes from the analogy with the following construction that can be carried out when A is the reﬂection arrangement associated to a ﬁnite reﬂection group W . In this situation, W acts on M(A) and the fundamental group of M(A)/W is the associated Artin group. g. [41, 51, 28]). 10. A group G is a Garside group if there is a bounded, graded lattice L of ﬁnite height, with a labeling of the edges of its Hasse diagram in some alphabet S, so that G is the group of fractions of the monoid generated by S with relations that identify any two words that can be read along saturated chains of L with same begin- and endpoint.

The quotient is (noncanonically) split, so h ∼ = fn−1 × f1 . On the level of enveloping algebras, U (h) is isomorphic to the tensor product of a tensor algebra with n − 1 generators with a polynomial algebra Q[z]. 10) (1 − ti )−φi = (1 − (n − 1)t)(1 − t) i≥1 by multiplying the Hilbert series of the tensor algebra with that of the one-variable polynomial algebra. 44 Graham Denham 2. Resolutions over the Orlik-Solomon algebra We ﬁrst outline some known results about free resolutions over the Orlik-Solomon algebra.