1. CMB 2003 (vol 46 pp. 356)
|Branched Covers of Tangles in Three-balls |
We give an algorithm for a surgery description of a $p$-fold cyclic branched cover of $B^3$ branched along a tangle. We generalize constructions of Montesinos and Akbulut-Kirby.
Keywords:tangle, branched cover, surgery, Heegaard decomposition