3-manifolds

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American Mathematical Soc., 1976 - Mathematics - 195 pages
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Looks at the role of the fundamental group in determining the topology of a given 3-manifold. This title covers the essential ideas and techniques such as: Heegaard splittings, connected sums, the loop and sphere theorems, incompressible surfaces, and free groups. It concludes with a list of problems.
  

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Contents

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3
II
14
III
24
IV
39
V
56
VI
58
VII
66
VIII
69
IX
75
X
88
XI
100
XII
115
XIII
136
XIV
154
XV
169
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Page 190 - JHC WHITEHEAD, A certain open manifold whose group is unity, Quart.
Page 188 - GR Livesay, Fixed point free involutions on the 3-sphere, Ann.
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