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On branched covers of the $ 2$-sphere by the $ 2$-sphere

Author: S. M. Gersten
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 101 (1987), 761-766
MSC: Primary 57M12
MathSciNet review: 911047
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Abstract: A new solution of the Hurwitz problem is given for realizing branch data by a branched cover of $ {S^2}$ by $ {S^2}$. The solution involves products of conjugacy classes in a free group.

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PII: S 0002-9939(1987)0911047-4
Keywords: Branched cover, Hurwitz problem, free group, products of conjugacy classes
Article copyright: © Copyright 1987 American Mathematical Society