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Low-Dimensional Topology


Part of London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series

P. Scott;, W. Thurston, W. R. Brakes, L. Contreras-Caballero, D. Cooper, L. H. Kauffman, C. Kearton, R. Riley, J. Huebschmann, P. Stefan, R. Brown, P. Orlik
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  • Date Published: May 1982
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521281461

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  • This volume consists of the proceedings of a conference held at the University College of North Wales (Bangor) in July of 1979. It assembles research papers which reflect diverse currents in low-dimensional topology. The topology of 3-manifolds, hyperbolic geometry and knot theory emerge as major themes. The inclusion of surveys of work in these areas should make the book very useful to students as well as researchers.

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    • Date Published: May 1982
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521281461
    • length: 260 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.385kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. 3-manifolds:
    1. The classification of compact 3-manifolds P. Scott
    2. Hyperbolic geometry and 3-manifolds W. Thurston
    3. Sewing-up link exteriors W. R. Brakes
    4. Periodic transformations in homology 3-spheres and the Roblin invariant L. Contreras-Caballero
    Part II. Knot theory:
    5. The universal abelian cover of a link D. Cooper
    6. Levine's theorem - a remark L. H. Kauffman
    7. The factorisation of knots C. Kearton
    8. Seven excellent knots R. Riley
    Part III. Two-dimensional homotopy theory:
    9. Identities among relations R. Brown and J. Huebschmann
    10. On Peiffer transformations, link diagrams and a question of J.H.C. Whitehead P. Stefan
    11. Higher-dimensional group theory R. Brown
    Part IV. 4-manifolds:
    12. Actions of compact connected groups on 4-manifolds P. Orlik

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    R. Brown

    T. L. Thickstun


    P. Scott;, W. Thurston, W. R. Brakes, L. Contreras-Caballero, D. Cooper, L. H. Kauffman, C. Kearton, R. Riley, J. Huebschmann, P. Stefan, R. Brown, P. Orlik

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