Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society

ISSN 1088-6826(online) ISSN 0002-9939(print)



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