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By A.T. Fomenko, S.V. Matveev

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And n - A. and glue it to M along a certain embedding tp:(aD1)xDA-1~aM. In three dimensions, for instance, to glue a handle of index 0 to a manifold M means to add a separate ball, to glue in a handle of index 1 means to add a cylinder I x D2, to glue in a handle of index 2 means to add a "plate" D2 x I and to glue in a handle of index 3 means to glue in a ball along a sphere in aM, see Fig. 29 for A. = 1,2. e. it can be obtained from an empty set by a successive gluing of handles of indices O,I, ...

These annuli do not intersect, while each of them intersects M = heM) along one or two arcs with ends on different components of the annulus boundary. We can now return the curves Ii to their places by isotopically deforming the homeomorphism h into a homeomorphism that is fixed on M u L. That such a homeomorphism is isotopic to the identity is beyond doubt, since cutting the surface F along the curves M u L yields a disc. 4. Cutting-gluing surgery We proceed to the study of surfaces in three-dimensional manifolds.

2, which permits deformation of the homotopy equivalence f into a homeomorphism. Remark. 2. First, the condition ''the boundary is sent to the boundary" is essential since a MHbius strip is homotopy equivalent but not homeomorphic to an annulus. Second, in the closed case we need not require that the map f be a homotopy equivalence. We can restrict ourselves to the conditions X(~) =x(Fz) and deg f =±1, because in the proof we have used only these conditions. 46 Computer Topology and 3-Manifolds In what follows, we restrict our considerations, for simplicity, to closed orientable surfaces.

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