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A note on the generalized Matsumoto relation

2017-01-01
DALYAN, ELİF
Medetogullari, Elif
Pamuk, Mehmetcik
We give an elementary proof of a relation, first discovered in its full generality by Korkmaz, in the mapping class group of a closed orientable surface. Our proof uses only the well-known relations between Dehn twists.