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Transactions of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-6850(online) ISSN 0002-9947(print)

Composite ribbon number one knots have two-bridge summands


Authors: Steven A. Bleiler and Mario Eudave Muñoz
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 321 (1990), 231-243
MSC: Primary 57M25
MathSciNet review: 968881
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Abstract: A composite ribbon knot which can be sliced with a single band move has a two-bridge summand.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1990-0968881-9
PII: S 0002-9947(1990)0968881-9
Keywords: Ribbon knot, ribbon number, Scharlemann cycle, pure level circuit
Article copyright: © Copyright 1990 American Mathematical Society