Asian Journal of Mathematics
Volume 21 (2017)
The stable $4$-genus of alternating knots
Pages: 1183 – 1190
We show that the difference between the genus and the stable topological $4$-genus of alternating knots is either zero or at least $1/3$.
four-ball genus, alternating knots
2010 Mathematics Subject Classification
Paper received on 21 July 2016.
Paper accepted on 24 October 2016.