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2002 A lantern lemma
Dan Margalit
Algebr. Geom. Topol. 2(2): 1179-1195 (2002). DOI: 10.2140/agt.2002.2.1179

Abstract

We show that in the mapping class group of a surface any relation between Dehn twists of the form TxjTyk=M (M a multitwist) is the lantern relation, and any relation of the form (TxTy)k=M (where Tx commutes with M) is the 2–chain relation.

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Dan Margalit. "A lantern lemma." Algebr. Geom. Topol. 2 (2) 1179 - 1195, 2002. https://doi.org/10.2140/agt.2002.2.1179

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Received: 21 June 2002; Accepted: 17 December 2002; Published: 2002
First available in Project Euclid: 21 December 2017

zbMATH: 1022.57001
MathSciNet: MR1943337
Digital Object Identifier: 10.2140/agt.2002.2.1179

Subjects:
Primary: 57M07
Secondary: 20F38, 57N05

Rights: Copyright © 2002 Mathematical Sciences Publishers

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