1998 Nara Topology Project (Laminations on 3-manifolds)
During 1998 January 5 - 8, we had in Math. Dept. of Nara Women's University. In this page, we are exhibitting notes taken there.

Monday, January 5

1:00-2:00 Tsuyoshi Kobayashi (Nara Women's Univ.), Introduction to lamination, normal surface, and thin position.

3:00-4:30 Saburo Matsumoto (Tokyo Inst. Tech.), Polyhedral Metrics and Immersed Surfaces in 3-Manifolds

Tuesday, January 6

9:30-11:30 Masako Kobayashi (Assumption Juniour College), Algorithmic tabulation of incompressible surfaces in 3-manifolds

1:00-3:00 Mikami Hirasawa (Osaka Univ.), Thurston norm minimizing surface and essential laminations

4:00-5:00 Makoto Ozawa (Waseda Univ.), Hiroshi Matsuda (Tokyo Univ.), Free genus one knots do not admit essential tangle decompositions

Wednesday, January 7

9:30-11:30 Chuichiro Hayashi (Gakushuin Univ.), Studying Dehn surgery via graphs derived from intersections of surfaces

1:00-3:00 Koya Shimokawa (Tokyo Univ.), An introduction to the method of Menasco and Thistlethwaite

4:00-5:00 Ichiro Torisu (Osaka Univ.), Heegaard splittings and contact structures

Thursday, January 8

9:30-11:30 Mark Brittenham (Univ. of North Texas), When incompressible tori meet essential laminations


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