The 4x5 chessboard complex is the complement of a link, which link?

Importance: Medium ✭✭
Author(s): David Eppstein
Subject: Topology
Recomm. for undergrads: no
Posted by: rybu
on: September 4th, 2010
Problem   Ian Agol and Matthias Goerner observed that the 4x5 chessboard complex is the complement of many distinct links in the 3-sphere. Their observation is non-constructive, as it uses the resolution of the Poincare Conjecture. Find specific links that have the 4x5 chessboard complex as their complement.

See the MathOverFlow thread: Is the 4x5 chessboard complex a link complement?.


* D. Eppstein MathOverFlow thread

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