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The word and conjugacy problems for the knot group of any tame, prime, alternating knot


Author: C. M. Weinbaum
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 30 (1971), 22-26
MSC: Primary 20.10; Secondary 55.00
MathSciNet review: 0279169
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Abstract: The decision problems in the title are solved using the solutions of the word and conjugacy problems obtained by Lyndon and Schupp, respectively, for certain classes of groups.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1971-0279169-X
PII: S 0002-9939(1971)0279169-X
Keywords: Generators and relations, word problem, conjugacy problem, fundamental group, knot group, knot-diagram, tame knot, prime knot, alternating knot
Article copyright: © Copyright 1971 American Mathematical Society