Equivalent curves in surfaces

Christopher J. Leininger

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We consider various notions of equivalence for homotopy classes of curves on hyperbolic surfaces based on topological, algebraic, and geometric structures, and find the relationships between these equivalences.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)151-177
Number of pages27
JournalGeometriae Dedicata
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 2003


  • Closed curve
  • Hyperbolic surface

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geometry and Topology

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