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$%S. Suzuki, Handlebody splittings of compact 3-manifolds with boundary, Rev. Mat. Complut. 20
(2007), no. 1, 123–137.%$
Handlebody Splittings of Compact
3-Manifolds with Boundary
Received: June 3, 2006
Department of Mathematics
School of Education
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8050 — Japan
Accepted: August 7, 2006
This paper is dedicated to Professor Kunio Murasugi for his 75th birthday.
The purpose of this paper is to relate several generalizations of the notion of
the Heegaard splitting of a closed 3-manifold to compact, orientable 3-manifolds
with nonempty boundary.
Key words: 3-manifolds with boundary, Heegaard splittings.
2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: 57M50, 57M27, 57M99.