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The first coefficient of the Conway polynomial


Author: Jim Hoste
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 95 (1985), 299-302
MSC: Primary 57M25
MathSciNet review: 801342
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Abstract: A formula is given for the first coefficient of the Conway polynomial of a link in terms of its linking numbers. A graphical interpretation of this formula is also given.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-1985-0801342-X
Keywords: Knot, link, Conway polynomial
Article copyright: © Copyright 1985 American Mathematical Society