Knots and algebras

Morton, Hugh ORCID: 0000-0002-8524-2695 and Traczyk, P
(1990) Knots and algebras. In: Contribuciones matematicas en homenaje al profesor D. Antonio Plans Sanz de Bremond. University of Zaragoza,Zaragoza, 201 - 219.

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This paper gives a skein-theoretic construction of the Hecke algebras based on oriented tangles and the Homfly relations. A similar approach with unoriented tangles and Kauffman's Dubrovnik relations then gives a construction of the Birman-Wenzl algebras

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Hecke algebra, Homfly polynomial, tangle, Kauffman polynomial, Birman-Wenzl algebra, skein theory
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Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2016 10:52
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