# 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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