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Toru IKEDA
Professor Doctor of Mathematical Sciences
Department/Science  Graduate school/Science

A 3-manifold is a space in which a 3D coordinate system can be drawn around arbitrary points. Although it’s difficult to visualize an entire 3-manifold, work here involves cutting and pasting spaces and curves in order to study geometric properties such as symmetry.

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Research Area Topology, 3D Manifolds, Knot Theory
Research Interests Finite Group Actions on 3-Manifolds
Symmetries of Knots and Spatial Graphs
Selected Publications (1) Cyclically symmetric hyperbolic spatial graphs in 3-manifolds, Geom. Dedicata 170 (2014), 177--183.
(2) Finite group actions on homologically peripheral 3-manifolds, Math. Proc. Cambridge Philos. Soc. 151 (2011), 319--337.
(3) A topological approach to the Nielsen's realization problem for Haken 3-manifolds, Yokohama Math. J. 48 (2000), 139--172.
Education
(Undergraduate Course)
BE, ME and DE from Osaka University of Tokyo

Manifold Laboratory

E-mail ikeda(at)math.kindai.ac.jp
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