### Interview of Rob Kirby

2 August 2021

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Smoothing locally flat imbeddings.
Ph.D. thesis,
University of Chicago,
1965.
Advised by S. E. Dyer.
A short paper based on this work, with the same title, was published in *Bull. Am. Math. Soc.* **72**:1 (1966).
MR
2611548
phdthesis

On the annulus conjecture,” Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 17 (1966), pp. 178–185. MR 0192481 Zbl 0151.32902

: “On the set of non-locally flat points of a submanifold of codimension one,” Ann. of Math. (2) 88 (1968), pp. 281–290. MR 0236900

: “Stable homeomorphisms and the annulus conjecture,” Ann. of Math. (2) 89 (1969), pp. 575–582. MR 0242165 Zbl 0176.22004

: “Foundational essays on topological manifolds, smoothings, and triangulations. Annals of Mathematics Studies 88. Princeton University Press, 1977. With notes by John Milnor and Michael Atiyah. MR 0645390 Zbl 0361.57004 book

:A calculus for framed links in \( S^{3} \),” Invent. Math. 45 : 1 (1978), pp. 35–56. MR 0467753 Zbl 0377.55001

: “Handlebody decompositions of complex surfaces,” Mem. Amer. Math. Soc. 62 : 350 (1986), pp. iv+102. MR 849942

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