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The $ \overline \mu $-invariants for groups

Author: M. A. Gutiérrez
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 55 (1976), 293-298
MSC: Primary 16A26; Secondary 55A25
MathSciNet review: 0422328
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Abstract: Given a presentation $ ({\text{P)}}$ for a group $ G$, the cobar differentials $ {d^r}:E_{0,1}^r \to E_{ - r,r}^r$ are invariants of $ ({\text{P)}}$. These invariants can be interpreted to be the Massey coproducts of $ {H_{\ast}}(G)$, and, if $ ({\text{P)}}$ is the Wirtinger presentation of a link group, they coincide with the $ \overline \mu $-invariants of Milnor.

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Keywords: Cobar construction, Fox derivative, $ \bar \mu $ - invariants
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