Branched Covers of Tangles in Three-balls

Makiko Ishiwata, Józef H. Przytycki, Akira Yasuhara

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Abstract

We give an algorithm for a surgery description of a p-fold cyclic branched cover of B3 branched along a tangle. We generalize constructions of Montesinos and Akbulut-Kirby.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)356-364
Number of pages9
JournalCanadian Mathematical Bulletin
Volume46
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Sep
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Branched cover
  • Heegaard decomposition
  • Surgery
  • Tangle

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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