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Recent progress on the Poincaré conjecture and the classification of 3-manifolds
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  • John W. Morgan
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027
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  • Received by editor(s): June 11, 2004
  • Received by editor(s) in revised form: September 1, 2004
  • Published electronically: October 29, 2004
  • Additional Notes: Written version of a talk presented on January 9, 2004, in the “Current Events in Mathematics" session at the AMS national meeting in Phoenix, AZ
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