Isotopies of homeomorphisms of Riemann surfaces and a theorem about Artin’s braid group. (English) Zbl 0255.57002


57N05 Topology of the Euclidean \(2\)-space, \(2\)-manifolds (MSC2010)
20F05 Generators, relations, and presentations of groups
30C62 Quasiconformal mappings in the complex plane
57M10 Covering spaces and low-dimensional topology
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