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Reidemeister torsion, twisted Alexander polynomial and fibered knots

  • Hiroshi Goda

    Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
  • Takayuki Morifuji

    Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
  • Teruaki Kitano

    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
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Abstract

As a generalization of a classical result on the Alexander polynomial for fibered knots, we show in this paper that the Reidemeister torsion associated to a certain representation detects fiberedness of knots in the three sphere.

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Hiroshi Goda, Takayuki Morifuji, Teruaki Kitano, Reidemeister torsion, twisted Alexander polynomial and fibered knots. Comment. Math. Helv. 80 (2005), no. 1, pp. 51–61

DOI 10.4171/CMH/3