Open book decompositions of -manifolds

Author:
Robert Myers

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **72** (1978), 397-402

MSC:
Primary 57M25; Secondary 57N10

MathSciNet review:
507346

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Abstract: We prove that every closed, orientable 3-manifold has an open book decomposition with connected binding. We then give some applications of this result.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1978-0507346-5

Keywords:
Open book decomposition,
3-manifold,
fibered knot,
branched covering space,
braid,
foliation

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American Mathematical Society