Preprint\(\mathbb{Z}_2\)Thurston Norm and Complexity of 3Manifolds, IIWilliam Jaco, Hyam Rubinstein, Jonathan Spreer and Stephan TillmannAbstractIn this sequel to earlier papers by three of the authors, we obtain a new bound on the complexity of a closed 3–manifold, as well as a characterisation of manifolds realising our complexity bounds. As an application, we obtain the first infinite families of minimal triangulations of Seifert fibred spaces modelled on Thurston's geometry \(\widetilde{\mathrm{SL}_2(\mathbb{R})}\). AMS Subject Classification: Primary 57Q15; secondary 57N10, 57M50, 57M27.
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