In this paper, we use some specific properties that are enjoyed by group elements with non-zero Hattori-Stallings rank function and define, by homological means, a large class of groups that satisfy Bass' conjecture. We examine closure properties of that class and exhibit certain examples of groups which are contained therein.
Homology, Homotopy and Applications, Vol. 10 (2008), No. 1, pp.223-236.
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