Kodai Mathematical Journal

A finite generating set for the level 2 mapping class group of a nonorientable surface

Błażej Szepietowski

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Abstract

We obtain a finite set of generators for the level 2 mapping class group of a closed nonorientable surface of genus g ≥ 3. This set consists of isotopy classes of Lickorish's Y-homeomorphisms also called crosscap slides.

Article information

Source
Kodai Math. J., Volume 36, Number 1 (2013), 1-14.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 29 March 2013

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.kmj/1364562714

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.2996/kmj/1364562714

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR3043394

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1269.57007

Citation

Szepietowski, Błażej. A finite generating set for the level 2 mapping class group of a nonorientable surface. Kodai Math. J. 36 (2013), no. 1, 1--14. doi:10.2996/kmj/1364562714. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.kmj/1364562714


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