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A NOTE ON LEFSCHETZ FIBRATIONS ON COMPACT STEIN 4-MANIFOLDS

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2012-10-01
Arıkan, Mehmet Fırat
Arikan, M. Firat
Loi-Piergallini and Akbulut-Ozbagci showed that every compact Stein surface admits a Lefschetz fibration over the disk D-2 with bounded fibers. In this note we give a more intrinsic alternative proof of this result.