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Geometric topology : 1993 Georgian International Conference August 2-13, 1993, University of Georgia Athens, Georgia

Author: William H Kazez
Publisher: Providence : American Mathematical Society, cop. 1997.
Series: AMS/IP studies in advanced mathematics, vol. 2.
Edition/Format:   Book : English

Covers the proceedings of the 1993 Georgia International Topology Conference held at the University of Georgia during the month of August. This work includes Kirby's problem list, which contains a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Kazez
ISBN: 0821806521 9780821806524 0821806548 9780821806548 082180653X 9780821806531
OCLC Number: 439596772
Description: 2 zv. (XI, 604 str.; XI, 473 str.) : graf. prikazi ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Polyhedral minimal surfaces, Heegaard splittings and decision problems for 3-dimensional manifolds by J. H. Rubinstein Surgery numbers of 3-manifolds: a hyperbolic example by D. Auckly Non-hyperbolic manifolds obtained by Dehn surgery on hyperbolic knots by M. Eudave-Munoz Cyclic surgery and boundary slopes by S. Boyer and X. Zhang Relative Euler number and finite covers of graph manifolds by J. Luecke and Y.-Q. Wu Geometric invariants for 3-manifolds by M. Ouyang Link homotopy in simply connected 3-manifolds by N. Habegger Homotopy, isotopy, and genuine laminations of 3-manifolds by D. Gabai and W. H. Kazez Non-associative tangles by D. Bar-Natan Power series expansions and invariants of links by X.-S. Lin Introduction to spin TQFT by G. Masbaum Refined state-sum invariants of 3- and 4-manifolds by J. Roberts A family of Mobius invariant 2-knot energies by D. Auckly and L. Sadun Invariants of fibred knots from moduli by H. U. Boden Symplectic forms on moduli spaces of flat connections on 2-manifolds by L. C. Jeffrey Automorphisms of the $E_8$ four-manifold by A. L. Edmonds On the star-construction for topological 4-manifolds by P. Teichner The problem of Lagrangian knots in four-manifolds by Y. Eliashberg and L. Polterovich Energy and capacities in symplectic topology by F. Lalonde Piecewise linear manifolds and Cerf theory by W. R. Lickorish Local homotopy properties of topological embeddings in codimension two by G. A. Venema $SL(n,\mathbb Z)$ cannot act on small tori by S. Weinberger Morse homotopy and its quantization by K. Fukaya CAT(0) reflection manifolds by F. D. Ancel, M. W. Davis, and C. R. Guilbault On oriented bundle theories and applications by D. Randall On minimal coverings in the sense of Lusternik-Schnirelmann for spaces and manifolds by J.-C. Hausmann The centers of fibered two-knot groups by K. Yoshikawa Equivariant periodicity in surgery for actions of some non-abelian groups by M. Yan Microsurgery on stratified spaces by S. Weinberger Large scale homology theories and geometry by J. Block and S. Weinberger Mobius energies for knots and links, surfaces and submanifolds by R. B. Kusner and J. M. Sullivan Part 2: Problems in foliations and laminations by D. Gabai Problems in low-dimensional topology by R. Kirby.
Series Title: AMS/IP studies in advanced mathematics, vol. 2.
Responsibility: William H. Kazez, ed.


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useful for specialists and non-specialists who want to learn about the progress made in many areas of topology. L"Enseignement Mathematique

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