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Proceedings of the Kirbyfest

Editors: Joel Hass and Martin Scharlemann

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Rob Kirby

Geometry & Topology Monographs 2 (1999)

DOI: 10.2140/gtm.1999.2

Combinatorial Dehn surgery on cubed and Haken 3–manifolds
1

Iain R Aitchison and J Hyam Rubinstein

Cosmetic surgery on knots
23

Steven A Bleiler, Craig D Hodgson and Jeffrey R Weeks

Foliation cones
35

John Cantwell and Lawrence Conlon

Topological Field Theories and formulae of Casson and Meng–Taubes
87

Simon K Donaldson

Nondiffeomorphic symplectic 4–manifolds with the same Seiberg–Witten invariants
103

Ronald Fintushel and Ronald J Stern

Z2–Systolic-Freedom
113

Michael H Freedman

Manifolds at and beyond the limit of metrisability
125

David Gauld

Almost linear actions by finite groups on S2n−1
135

Hansjorg Geiges and Charles B Thomas

Quantum invariants of periodic three-manifolds
157

Patrick M Gilmer

Small surfaces and Dehn filling
177

Cameron McA Gordon

Configurations of curves and geodesics on surfaces
201

Joel Hass and Peter Scott

Right integrals and invariants of three-manifolds
215

Louis H Kauffman

The E8–manifold, singular fibers and handlebody decompositions
233

Robion Kirby and Paul Melvin

Classification of unknotting tunnels for two bridge knots
259

Tsuyoshi Kobayashi

On regularly fibered complex surfaces
291

D Kotschick

Simplicial moves on complexes and manifolds
299

W B R Lickorish

Fermat limit and congruence of Ohtsuki invariants
321

Xiao-Song Lin and Zhenghan Wang

Order 2 algebraically slice knots
335

Charles Livingston

Cusp equivalence between smooth embeddings of the 2–sphere in 4–space
343

Takao Matumoto

Structure of the mapping class groups of surfaces: a survey and a prospect
349

Shigeyuki Morita

Group categories and their field theories
407

Frank Quinn

Homology stratifications and intersection homology
455

Colin Rourke and Brian Sanderson

A polynomial invariant of diffeomorphisms of 4–manifolds
473

Daniel Ruberman

Genus two Heegaard splittings of orientable three-manifolds
489

J Hyam Rubinstein and Martin Scharlemann

Positive links are strongly quasipositive
555

Lee Rudolph

Smooth Euclidean 4–spaces with few symmetries
563

Laurence R Taylor

Foliation cones: a correction
571

John Cantwell and Lawrence Conlon

Genus two Heegaard splittings: an omission
577

Martin Scharlemann