TURKISH JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS, vol.41, no.3, pp.524-536, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS
Mapping class groups, braid relation, chain relation, NONCOMPLEX SMOOTH 4-MANIFOLDS, LEFSCHETZ FIBRATIONS
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.