Invariant Heegaard surfaces in manifolds with involutions and the Heegaard genus of double covers
Yo'av Rieck, J Hyam Rubinstein
Communications in Analysis and Geometry | INT PRESS BOSTON, INC | Published : 2009
Awarded by JSPS
Y.R. was supported in part by JSPS grant P00024 and The 21st Century COE Program "Constitution of wide-angle mathematical basis focused on knots" (Project LeaderAkio Kawauchi).We are very grateful to Tsuyoshi Kobayashi and Marc Lackenby for many helpful conversations and the anonymous referee for her/his comments. We thank Sean Bowman for the illustrations.Parts of Y.R.'s work was carried out when he was a JSPS post doctoral fellow of Tsuyoshi Kobayashi in Nara Women's University, and when he was visiting Akio Kawauchi in Osaka City University as a part of his 21st Century COE Program "Constitution of wide-angle mathematical basis focused on knots". He is grateful to both, and the math departments of Nara Women's University and Osaka City University for their warm hospitality.