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A note on cobordism of surface links in $ S\sp 4$


Author: Masahico Saito
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 111 (1991), 883-887
MSC: Primary 57Q45; Secondary 57Q60
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1991-1087008-5
MathSciNet review: 1087008
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Abstract: Sato's idea of the asymmetric linking number is used in cyclic branched coverings to give an invariant of the cobordism of embedded surfaces in the $ 4$-sphere.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1991-1087008-5
Keywords: Surface links, cobordism, covering asymmetric linking number
Article copyright: © Copyright 1991 American Mathematical Society

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