On fundamental groups of quotient spaces

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Calcut, Jack S.
Gompf, Robert E.
McCarthy, John D.
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In classical covering space theory, a covering map induces an injection of fundamental groups. This paper reveals a dual property for certain quotient maps having connected fibers, with applications to orbit spaces of vector fields and leaf spaces in general.
Comment: 12 pages, 4 figures; added references, keywords, and Remark 1.2; accepted at Topology and its Applications
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Mathematics - General Topology, Mathematics - Dynamical Systems, 54B15, 57M05, 37C10, 55U10
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