On minimal number of singular fibers in a genus-2 lefschetz fibration

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Abstract

We show that the minimal number of singular fibers in a genus-2 Lefschetz fibration over a closed surface of genus h is equal to 5 if h ≥ 3, 5 or 6 if h = 2 and 6 or 7 if h = 1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-490
Number of pages8
JournalTokyo Journal of Mathematics
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Lefschetz fibrations
  • Mapping class groups

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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