Minimal genera of open $4$–manifolds

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Gompf, Robert E.;
(2013)

We study exotic smoothings of open [math] –manifolds using the minimal-genus function and its analog for end homology. While traditional techniques in open [math] –manifold smoothing theory give no control of minimal genera, we make progress by using the adjunction ineq... View more
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