Louis H. Kauffman ; Pedro Lopes - Determinants of rational knots

dmtcs:454 - Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science, January 1, 2009, Vol. 11 no. 2 - https://doi.org/10.46298/dmtcs.454
Determinants of rational knotsArticle

Authors: Louis H. Kauffman 1; Pedro Lopes 2

  • 1 Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science [Chicago]
  • 2 Departamento de Matem├ítica [Lisbonne]

We study the Fox coloring invariants of rational knots. We express the propagation of the colors down the twists of these knots and ultimately the determinant of them with the help of finite increasing sequences whose terms of even order are even and whose terms of odd order are odd.

Volume: Vol. 11 no. 2
Section: Combinatorics
Published on: January 1, 2009
Imported on: March 26, 2015
Keywords: [INFO.INFO-DM] Computer Science [cs]/Discrete Mathematics [cs.DM]

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