Thirty-Third Annual Victorian Algebra Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2015

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Details of talk

TitleThurston norm via Fox Calculus
PresenterStephan Tillmann (The University of Sydney)
Author(s)Stephan Tillmann
Sessionn/a
Time
Abstract


Given a 3-manifold whose fundamental group admits a presentation with two
generators and one relator we will show how one can easily obtain the Thurston
norm via Fox calculus. This is joint work with Stefan Friedl and Kevin Schreve.