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Genus two Heegaard splittings


Author: Joel Hass
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 114 (1992), 565-570
MSC: Primary 57N10; Secondary 53C42
MathSciNet review: 1070519
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Abstract: It is shown that a $ 3$-manifold has a finite number of genus two Heegaard splittings. A corollary is that the mapping class group is finite if the manifold is non-Haken.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1992-1070519-7
Article copyright: © Copyright 1992 American Mathematical Society