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I'm not THAT kind of doctor!---An introduction to Dehn surgery

Student-Run Applied & Math Seminar

Speaker: Kevin Lamb, UC Davis Mathematics
Location: 2112 MSB
Start time: Wed, Jan 13 2016, 12:10PM

We will begin with a brief introduction to knots and Heegaard splittings for 3-manifolds. I will define and provide examples of Dehn surgery in the 3-sphere and end with the Lickorish-Wallace Theorem (a.k.a. the Fundamental Theorem of 3-manifolds).