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Two questions on Heegaard diagrams of $ S^3$


Author: José María Montesinos
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 102 (1988), 421-425
MSC: Primary 57M40,; Secondary 57N12
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1988-0921010-6
MathSciNet review: 921010
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Abstract: We review some of the methods that have been used to recognize $ {S^3}$ from a Heegaard diagram. We propose a revision of these methods and examine their failure for manifolds different from $ {S^3}$.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1988-0921010-6
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