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A Simple Proof of the Fundamental Theorem of Kirby Calculus on Links
Transactions of the American Mathematical Society
Vol. 331, No. 1 (May, 1992), pp. 143-156
Published by: American Mathematical Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2154000
Page Count: 14
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In this paper, we relate surgeries on links and Heegaard decompositions, relate framed links and surface mapping classes, and give a simple proof of the fundamental theorem of Kirby calculus on links by the presentation of the surface mapping class groups.
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