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$3$-manifolds which are end $1$-movable

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Matthew G. Brin and T. L. Thickstun

Publication: Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society
Publication Year 1989: Volume 81, Number 411
ISBNs: 978-0-8218-2474-0 (print); 978-1-4704-0834-3 (online)
MathSciNet review: 992161
MSC: Primary 57N10; Secondary 57M10, 57N65

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Table of Contents


  • 0. Statements, definitions, examples and discussion
  • 1. Handles, handle procedures, reductions and end reductions
  • 2. Elementary consequences of end 1-movability
  • 3. The eventually end irreducible case
  • 4. End 1-movability of interiors
  • 5. The irreducible case — I: Basic structure
  • 6. The irreducible case — II: Missing boundary
  • 7. The irreducible case — III: Isolated ends
  • 8. The final analysis — the simply connected case