The trace space and Kauffman's knot invariants

Author:
Keqin Liu

Journal:
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. **351** (1999), 3823-3842

MSC (1991):
Primary 17B35, 17B37, 17C50, 18A10, 57M25, 57N10

Published electronically:
April 27, 1999

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1467472

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Abstract: The traces in the construction of Kauffman's knot invariants are studied. The trace space is determined for a semisimple finite-dimensional quantum Hopf algebra and the best lower bound of the dimension of the trace space is given for a unimodular finite-dimensional quantum Hopf algebra.

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**Keqin Liu**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-99-02146-7

Received by editor(s):
March 25, 1996

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
April 21, 1997

Published electronically:
April 27, 1999

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