Measured lamination spaces on surfaces and geometric intersection numbers

Feng Luo, Richard Stong

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Abstract

In this paper, we produce an elementary approach to Thurston's theory of measured laminations on compact surfaces with non-empty boundary. We show that the theory can be derived from a simple inequality for geometric intersection numbers between arcs inside an octagon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)205-217
Number of pages13
JournalTopology and its Applications
Volume136
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 28 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geometry and Topology

Keywords

  • Intersection numbers
  • Laminations
  • Submanifolds

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