Splittings of Surfaces

Author:
Richard K. Skora

Journal:
J. Amer. Math. Soc. **9** (1996), 605-616

MSC (1991):
Primary 05C38, 15A15; Secondary 05A15, 15A18

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0894-0347-96-00205-6

MathSciNet review:
1339846

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Additional Information

**Richard K. Skora**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11794-3651;
Department of Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027-6918

Email:
rskora@interserv.com

Keywords:
$\mathbf R$-tree,
surface,
hyperbolic space,
splitting

Additional Notes:
Supported in part by a SUNY Research Development Grant and an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

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American Mathematical Society