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Vassiliev invariants of type two for a link

Author: Hitoshi Murakami
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 124 (1996), 3889-3896
MSC (1991): Primary 57M25
MathSciNet review: 1353392
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Abstract: We show that any type two Vassiliev invariant of a link can be expressed as a linear combination of the second coefficients of the Conway polynomials of its components and a quadratic expression of linking numbers.

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Hitoshi Murakami
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Osaka City University, Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558, Japan
Address at time of publication: Department of Mathematics, School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Ohkubo, Tokyo, 169, Japan

PII: S 0002-9939(96)03628-3
Keywords: Vassiliev invariant, Conway polynomial
Received by editor(s): March 15, 1995
Additional Notes: Partially supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Priority Area 231 “Infinite Analysis”, the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Japan.
Communicated by: Ronald Stern
Article copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society