The disk complex and 2-bridge knots

Sangbum Cho, Yuya Koda

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We give a purely combinatorial proof of a result of Kobayashi and Saeki that every genus one 1-bridge position of a nontrivial 2-bridge knot is a stabilization.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1850027
JournalJournal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Apr 1
Externally publishedYes


  • (1, 1)-position
  • 2-bridge knot
  • 2-bridge position
  • Primitive disk complex

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory


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