Publisher : Department of Mathematics, Kyungpook National University
DOI : 10.5666/KMJ.2008.48.2.241
Title & Authors
Crosscap Numbers of Two-component Links Zhang, Gengyu;
We define the crosscap number of a 2-component link as the minimum of the first Betti numbers of connected, non-orientable surfaces bounding the link. We discuss some properties of the crosscap numbers of 2-component links.