ROCKY MOUNTAIN JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS, vol.44, no.5, pp.1621-1630, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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ROCKY MOUNTAIN JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS
Due to Alexander, every closed oriented 3-manifold has an open book decomposition. In this note, we review two proofs of this theorem, one which constructs a planar open book decomposition. We then present an algorithmic way for determining the monodromy of this planar open book decomposition.