0-Efficient Triangulations of 3-Manifolds

@article{Jaco20020EfficientTO,
  title={0-Efficient Triangulations of 3-Manifolds},
  author={William H. Jaco and J. Hyam Rubinstein},
  journal={Journal of Differential Geometry},
  year={2002},
  volume={65},
  pages={61-168}
}
efficient triangulations of 3-manifolds are defined and studied. It is shown that any triangulation of a closed, orientable, irreducible 3-manifold M can be modified to a 0-efficient triangulation orM can be shown to be one of the manifolds S 3 , RP 3 or L(3,1). Similarly, any triangulation of a com- pact, orientable, irreducible, @-irreducible 3-manifold can be modified to a 0-efficient triangulation. The notion of a 0-efficient ideal tr is de- fined. It is shown if M is a compact, orientable… Expand
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