On finitely generated profinite groups, I: strong completeness and uniform bounds N Nikolov, D Segal, N Nikolav Annals of mathematics, 171-238, 2007 | 247 | 2007 |

On the growth of -invariants for sequences of lattices in Lie groups M Abert, N Bergeron, I Biringer, T Gelander, N Nikolav, J Raimbault, ... Annals of Mathematics 185 (3), 711-790, 2017 | 175 | 2017 |

Rank gradient, cost of groups and the rank versus Heegaard genus problem M Abért, N Nikolov Journal of the European Mathematical Society 14 (5), 1657-1677, 2012 | 94 | 2012 |

Product decompositions of quasirandom groups and a Jordan type theorem N Nikolov, L Pyber Journal of the European Mathematical Society 13 (4), 1063-1077, 2011 | 94 | 2011 |

Product growth and mixing in finite groups L Babai, N Nikolov, L Pyber Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete …, 2008 | 83 | 2008 |

Finite index subgroups in profinite groups N Nikolov, D Segal Comptes Rendus Mathematique 337 (5), 303-308, 2003 | 78 | 2003 |

Finite simple groups as expanders M Kassabov, A Lubotzky, N Nikolov Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103 (16), 6116-6119, 2006 | 69 | 2006 |

Urban driving with conditional imitation learning J Hawke, R Shen, C Gurau, S Sharma, D Reda, N Nikolov, P Mazur, ... 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 251-257, 2020 | 62 | 2020 |

The rank gradient from a combinatorial viewpoint M Abért, A Jaikin-Zapirain, N Nikolov Groups, Geometry, and Dynamics 5 (2), 213-230, 2011 | 59 | 2011 |

On the growth of Betti numbers of locally symmetric spaces M Abert, N Bergeron, I Biringer, T Gelander, N Nikolov, J Raimbault, ... Comptes Rendus Mathematique 349 (15-16), 831-835, 2011 | 56 | 2011 |

On finitely generated profinite groups, II: products in quasisimple groups N Nikolov, D Segal, N Nikolav Annals of mathematics, 239-273, 2007 | 54 | 2007 |

Generators and commutators in finite groups; abstract quotients of compact groups N Nikolov, D Segal Inventiones mathematicae 190 (3), 513-602, 2012 | 45 | 2012 |

On the commutator width of perfect groups N Nikolov Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society 36 (1), 30-36, 2004 | 36 | 2004 |

Universal lattices and property tau M Kassabov, N Nikolov Inventiones mathematicae 165 (1), 209-224, 2006 | 34 | 2006 |

A product decomposition for the classical quasisimple groups N Nikolov Walter de Gruyter 10 (1), 43-53, 2007 | 32 | 2007 |

Cartesian products as profinite completions M Kassabov, N Nikolov International Mathematics Research Notices 2006 (9), 72947-72947, 2006 | 28 | 2006 |

Lectures on profinite topics in group theory B Klopsch, N Nikolov, C Voll Cambridge University Press, 2011 | 27 | 2011 |

Rank, combinatorial cost, and homology torsion growth in higher rank lattices M Abert, T Gelander, N Nikolov Duke Mathematical Journal 166 (15), 2925-2964, 2017 | 26 | 2017 |

Powers in finite groups N Nikolov, D Segal Groups, Geometry, and Dynamics 5 (2), 501-507, 2011 | 25 | 2011 |

Words with few values in finite simple groups M Kassabov, N Nikolov arXiv preprint arXiv:1112.5484, 2011 | 23 | 2011 |