**ALGEBRAIC
TOPOLOGY SEMINAR**

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“Constructing
3-manifolds by Dehn surgery along knots in S^3”

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DENÝZ
KUTLUAY

Abstract: Given a knot (or
link) in S^3, it is possible to create a 3-manifold by means of Dehn Surgery. We will first introduce this construction, then show that converse also holds. Therefore, in theory, we
can use knot theory to understand classification of 3-manifolds or vice versa.

Date : March 8, 2010 (Monday)

Time : 14.00-14.50

Place: Bilkent,
Mathematics Seminar Room SA-141