A pr 2 00 7 HEEGAARD SPLITTINGS OF KNOT EXTERIORS

  • YOAV MORIAH
  • Published 2007
The goal of this survey paper is to sum up known results about Heegaard splittings of knot exteriors in S and present them with some historical perspective. Until the mid 80’s Heegaard splittings of 3manifolds and in particular of knot exteriors were not well understood at all. Most of the interest in studying knot spaces, up until then, was directed at… CONTINUE READING