On Amenability of Automata Groups


We show that the group of bounded automatic automorphisms of a rooted tree is amenable, which implies amenability of numerous classes of groups generated by finite automata. The proof is based on reducing the problem to showing amenability just of a certain explicit family of groups (“Mother groups”) which is done by analyzing the asymptotic properties of random walks on these groups.


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