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Stratification and coordinate systems for the moduli space of rational functions

Authors: Masayo Fujimura and Masahiko Taniguchi
Journal: Conform. Geom. Dyn. 14 (2010), 141-153
MSC (2010): Primary 30C15; Secondary 37F10
Published electronically: May 5, 2010
MathSciNet review: 2644836
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Abstract: In this note, we give a new simple system of global parameters on the moduli space of rational functions, and clarify the relation to the parameters indicating location of fixed points and the indices at them. As a byproduct, we solve a conjecture of Milnor affirmatively.

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Masayo Fujimura
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, National Defense Academy, Yokosuka 239-8686, Japan

Masahiko Taniguchi
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Nara Women’s University, Nara 630-8506, Japan

Received by editor(s): August 17, 2009
Published electronically: May 5, 2010
Additional Notes: The second author is partially supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 19540181.
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