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Homomorphs of knot groups

Author: Dennis Johnson
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 78 (1980), 135-138
MSC: Primary 57M25
MathSciNet review: 548101
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Abstract: A simple proof that every group finitely generated by a single conjugacy class is the quotient of a knot group.

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