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April 2022 Genus zero PALF structures on the Akbulut-Yasui plugs
Takuya Ukida
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Osaka J. Math. 59(2): 363-368 (April 2022).


We construct a genus zero PALF structure on each of plugs introduced by Akbulut and Yasui and describe the monodromy as a positive factorization in the mapping class group of a fiber.


The author would like to thank Hisaaki Endo for his helpful comments and his encouragement. The author wishes to thank Kouichi Yasui and Yuichi Yamada for their useful comments.


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Takuya Ukida. "Genus zero PALF structures on the Akbulut-Yasui plugs." Osaka J. Math. 59 (2) 363 - 368, April 2022.


Received: 11 June 2019; Revised: 13 January 2021; Published: April 2022
First available in Project Euclid: 7 April 2022

MathSciNet: MR4405983
zbMATH: 1487.57024

Primary: 57K40
Secondary: 57R65

Rights: Copyright © 2022 Osaka University and Osaka City University, Departments of Mathematics

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