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A transcendental function invariant of virtual knots

Research paper by Zhiyun Cheng

Indexed on: 26 Nov '15Published on: 26 Nov '15Published in: Mathematics - Geometric Topology



Abstract

In this work we describe a new invariant of virtual knots. We show that this transcendental function invariant generalizes several polynomial invariants of virtual knots, such as the writhe polynomial, the affine index polynomial and the zero polynomial.