Hopf algebras of types Vq(sln)′ and Oq(SLn)′ which give rise to certain invariants of knots, links and 3-manifolds

Shlomo Gelaki, Sara Westreich

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Abstract

In this paper we determine when Lusztig's Uq(sln)′ has all the desired properties necessary to define invariants of knots, links and 3-manifolds. Specifically, we determine when it is ribbon, unimodular and factorizable. We also compute the integrals and distinguished elements involved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3821-3836
Number of pages16
JournalTransactions of the American Mathematical Society
Volume352
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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