Algorithmically detecting the bridge number of hyperbolic knots
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Algorithmically detecting the bridge number of hyperbolic knots

  • Author(s): Coward, Alexander
  • et al.

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https://arxiv.org/pdf/0710.1262.pdf
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Abstract

We exhibit an algorithm to determine the bridge number of a hyperbolic knot in the 3-sphere. The proof uses adaptations of almost normal surface theory for compact surfaces with boundary in ideally triangulated knot exteriors.

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