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Covering Sato-Levine invariants


Author: Gui-Song Li
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 349 (1997), 5031-5042
MSC (1991): Primary 57M25, 57N70, 57M10
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-97-01885-0
MathSciNet review: 1407496
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Abstract: Two covering versions of the Sato-Levine invariant are constructed which provide obstructions to certain two-component oriented links in the 3-sphere being link concordant to boundary links. These covering invariants are rational functions one of which detects both nonamphicheirality and noninvertibility of oriented links.


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Gui-Song Li
Affiliation: Institute of Systems Science, Academia Sinica, Beijing 100080, China

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-97-01885-0
Keywords: Links, link concordance, covering Sato-Levine invariants.
Received by editor(s): December 6, 1995
Received by editor(s) in revised form: June 13, 1996
Article copyright: © Copyright 1997 American Mathematical Society

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