## Varieties of group representations and splittings of 3-manifolds.(English)Zbl 0529.57005

### MSC:

 57N10 Topology of general $$3$$-manifolds (MSC2010) 57M40 Characterizations of the Euclidean $$3$$-space and the $$3$$-sphere (MSC2010) 57M05 Fundamental group, presentations, free differential calculus 20C07 Group rings of infinite groups and their modules (group-theoretic aspects) 20F34 Fundamental groups and their automorphisms (group-theoretic aspects) 51M10 Hyperbolic and elliptic geometries (general) and generalizations 57M12 Low-dimensional topology of special (e.g., branched) coverings
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