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The determination of the pairs of two-bridge knots or links with Gordian distance one

Author: Ichiro Torisu
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 126 (1998), 1565-1571
MSC (1991): Primary 57M25
MathSciNet review: 1425140
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Abstract: We thoroughly determine the pairs of two-bridge knots or links with Gordian distance one. In addition, we examine the Gordian distance between a Montesinos knot (or link) and a two-bridge knot (or link).

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Ichiro Torisu
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, 560, Japan

Received by editor(s): April 8, 1996
Received by editor(s) in revised form: October 22, 1996
Communicated by: Ronald A. Fintushel
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