Thurston equivalence to a rational map is decidable

Bonnot Sylvain, Mark Braverman, Michael Y. Yampolsky

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Abstract

We demonstrate that the question whether or not a given topological ramified covering map of the 2-sphere is Thurston equivalent to a rational map is algorithmically decidable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)747-763
Number of pages17
JournalMoscow Mathematical Journal
Volume12
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mathematics(all)

Keywords

  • Algorithmic decidability
  • Branched covering
  • Thurston equivalence

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