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57Q45 Knots and links in high dimensions (PL-topology) (MSC2010)
20C10 Integral representations of finite groups
20C99 Representation theory of groups
20F10 Word problems, other decision problems, connections with logic and automata (group-theoretic aspects)
57M25 Knots and links in the \(3\)-sphere (MSC2010)
55M20 Fixed points and coincidences in algebraic topology
57-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to manifolds and cell complexes
57N05 Topology of the Euclidean \(2\)-space, \(2\)-manifolds (MSC2010)
57N10 Topology of general \(3\)-manifolds (MSC2010)
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