Mathematics Colloquia and Seminars
Small genus knots in lens spacesGeometry/Topology
|Speaker:||Ken Baker, U Georgia|
|Start time:||Wed, Oct 26 2005, 4:10PM|
If the exterior of a knot K in a lens space contains a genus g properly embedded incompressible orientable surface with just one boundary component that intersects the meridian of K at least 4g-1 times then K is at most 1-bridge. We will outline the proof and discuss some consequences.