Word hyperbolic Dehn surgery

@article{Lackenby1998WordHD,
  title={Word hyperbolic Dehn surgery},
  author={Marc Lackenby},
  journal={Inventiones mathematicae},
  year={1998},
  volume={140},
  pages={243-282}
}
  • M. Lackenby
  • Published 28 August 1998
  • Mathematics
  • Inventiones mathematicae
In the late 1970’s, Thurston dramatically changed the nature of 3-manifold theory with the introduction of his Geometrisation Conjecture, and by proving it in the case of Haken 3-manifolds [23]. The conjecture for general closed orientable 3-manifolds remains perhaps the most important unsolved problem in the subject. A weaker form of the conjecture [19] deals with the fundamental group of a closed orientable 3-manifold. It proposes that either it contains Z ⊕ Z as a subgroup or it is word… 

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