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Heegaard splittings and a theorem of Livesay


Author: J. H. Rubinstein
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 60 (1976), 317-320
MSC: Primary 57A10
MathSciNet review: 0420625
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Abstract: Let M be a nonorientable 3-manifold which is double covered by $ {S^2} \times I$. We give a short proof of the theorem of Livesay [1] that M is homeomorphic to $ {P^2} \times I$ (where $ {P^2}$ denotes the projective plane).


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1976-0420625-3
PII: S 0002-9939(1976)0420625-3
Keywords: Heegaard splitting, system of meridian surfaces, handlebody
Article copyright: © Copyright 1976 American Mathematical Society