JournalscmhVol. 79 , No. 1DOI 10.1007/s00014-003-0777-6

A geometric construction of the Conway potential function

  • David Cimasoni

    Université de Genève, Switzerland
A geometric construction of the Conway potential function cover

Abstract

We give a geometric construction of the multivariable Conway potential function for colored links. In the case of a single color, it is Kauffman's definition of the Conway polynomial in terms of a Seifert matrix.