Experimental Mathematics

On the first two Vassiliev invariants

Simon Willerton

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Abstract

The values that the first two Vassiliev invariants take on prime knots with up to fourteen crossings are considered. This leads to interesting fish-like graphs. Several results about the values taken on torus knots are proved.

Article information

Source
Experiment. Math., Volume 11, Issue 2 (2002), 289-296.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 3 September 2003

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.em/1062621221

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR1959269

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1116.57300

Subjects
Primary: 57M27: Invariants of knots and 3-manifolds

Keywords
Vassiliev invariants knots fish

Citation

Willerton, Simon. On the first two Vassiliev invariants. Experiment. Math. 11 (2002), no. 2, 289--296. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.em/1062621221


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