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Knots with infinitely many distinct Seifert surfaces


Speaker: Robin Wilson, UC Davis
Location: 693 Kerr
Start time: Wed, Nov 30 2005, 4:10PM

We show that a knot in the 3-sphere with an infinite number of distinct incompressible Seifert surfaces contains a closed incompressible surface in its complement.