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Realization of the mapping class group of handlebody by diffeomorphisms

Author: Susumu Hirose
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 138 (2010), 4157-4159
MSC (2010): Primary 57M60, 57N10
Published electronically: May 27, 2010
MathSciNet review: 2679638
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Abstract: For the oriented 3-dimensional handlebody constructed from a 3-ball by attaching $ g$ 1-handles, it is shown that the natural surjection from the group of orientation-preserving diffeomorphisms of it to the mapping class group of it has no section when $ g$ is at least 6.

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Susumu Hirose
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saga University, Saga, 840–8502 Japan

Received by editor(s): September 10, 2009
Received by editor(s) in revised form: February 5, 2010
Published electronically: May 27, 2010
Additional Notes: This research was supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (No. 20540083), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
Communicated by: Daniel Ruberman
Article copyright: © Copyright 2010 American Mathematical Society
The copyright for this article reverts to public domain 28 years after publication.

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