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Existence of $ \pi\sb 1$-negligible embeddings in $ 4$-manifolds. A correction to Theorem 10.5 of Freedmann and Quinn

Author: Richard Stong
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 120 (1994), 1309-1314
MSC: Primary 57N35; Secondary 57N13, 57Q25
MathSciNet review: 1215031
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Abstract: The purpose of this note is to provide a correction to the existence part of Theorems 10.3 and 10.5 of Topology of $ 4$-manifolds, Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, NJ, 1990, which analyze when one can find a connected sum decomposition of a $ 4$-manifold or a $ {\pi _1}$-negligible embedding in a $ 4$-manifold respectively. In particular this gives a correction to the definition of the $ 4$-dimensional Kervaire-Milnor invariant. We also define this invariant in a slightly more general context.

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PII: S 0002-9939(1994)1215031-9
Keywords: $ 4$-manifolds
Article copyright: © Copyright 1994 American Mathematical Society

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