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Title: Algorithmic detection and description of hyperbolic structures on closed 3-manifolds with solvable word problem
Authors: Jason Manning
Categories: math.GT Geometric Topology
Comments: Published by Geometry and Topology at
MSC: 57M50, 20F10
Journal reference: Geom. Topol. 6(2002) 1-26

Abstract: We outline a rigorous algorithm, first suggested by Casson, for determining whether a closed orientable 3-manifold M is hyperbolic, and to compute the hyperbolic structure, if one exists. The algorithm requires that a procedure has been given to solve the word problem in \pi_1(M).

Owner: Jason Fox Manning
Version 1: Mon, 19 Feb 2001 23:19:44 GMT
Version 2: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 10:03:20 GMT

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