On endomorphisms of surface mapping class groups

Korkmaz M.

TOPOLOGY, cilt.40, ss.463-467, 2001 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier


In this paper, we prove that every endomorphism of the mapping class group of an orientable surface onto a subgroup of finite index is in fact an automorphism. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.