Algebraic & Geometric Topology

The coarse geometry of the Kakimizu complex

Jesse Johnson, Roberto Pelayo, and Robin Wilson

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We show that the Kakimizu complex of minimal genus Seifert surfaces for a knot in the 3–sphere is quasi-isometric to a Euclidean integer lattice n for some n0.

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Algebr. Geom. Topol., Volume 14, Number 5 (2014), 2549-2560.

Received: 6 April 2012
Revised: 31 January 2014
Accepted: 7 February 2014
First available in Project Euclid: 19 December 2017

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Primary: 57M25: Knots and links in $S^3$ {For higher dimensions, see 57Q45}
Secondary: 57N10: Topology of general 3-manifolds [See also 57Mxx]

Kakimizu complex Seifert surface knot theory


Johnson, Jesse; Pelayo, Roberto; Wilson, Robin. The coarse geometry of the Kakimizu complex. Algebr. Geom. Topol. 14 (2014), no. 5, 2549--2560. doi:10.2140/agt.2014.14.2549.

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