Tokyo Journal of Mathematics

The Turaev-Viro Invariants of All Orientable Closed Seifert Fibered Manifolds


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The Turaev-Viro invariants are topological invariants of closed 3-manifolds. In this paper, we give a formula of the Turaev-Viro invariants of all orientable closed Seifert fibered manifolds. Our formula is based on a new construction of special spines of all orientable closed Seifert fibered manifolds and the``gluing lemma'' of topological quantum field theory. By using our formula, we get sufficient conditions of coincidence of the Turaev-Viro invariants of orientable closed Seifert fibered manifolds.

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Tokyo J. Math., Volume 30, Number 2 (2007), 497-522.

First available in Project Euclid: 4 February 2008

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TANIGUCHI, Taiji. The Turaev-Viro Invariants of All Orientable Closed Seifert Fibered Manifolds. Tokyo J. Math. 30 (2007), no. 2, 497--522. doi:10.3836/tjm/1202136692.

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