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Special handlebody decompositions of simply connected algebraic surfaces

Author: Richard Mandelbaum
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 80 (1980), 359-362
MSC: Primary 57R65; Secondary 14J99
MathSciNet review: 577774
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Abstract: In this article we prove that any nonsingular complete-intersection surface admits a handlebody decomposition with no 1- and 3-handles. This generalizes results of Rudolph, Harer and Akbuluf on hypersurfaces of $ {\mathbf{C}}{{\mathbf{P}}^3}$.

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