Kirby calculus

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EtymologyEdit

After Robion Kirby (born 1938), American topologist.

NounEdit

Kirby calculus (uncountable)

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  1. (mathematics) A method in geometric topology for modifying framed links in the 3-sphere using a finite set of moves (the Kirby moves).
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