As a generalization of the linking number, we construct a set of invariant numbers for two-component handlebody-links. These numbers are elementary divisors associated with the natural homomorphism from the first homology group of a component to that of the complement of another component.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Proceedings of the Japan Academy Series A: Mathematical Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 2013 Apr|
- Elementary divisor
- Linking number
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