Reidemeister transformations of the potential function and the solution

Jinseok Cho, Jun Murakami

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Abstract

The potential function of the optimistic limit of the colored Jones polynomial and the construction of the solution of the hyperbolicity equations were defined in the authors' previous papers. In this paper, we define the Reidemeister transformations of the potential function and the solution by the changes of them under the Reidemeister moves of the link diagram and show the explicit formulas. These two formulas enable us to see the changes of the complex volume formula under the Reidemeister moves. As an application, we can simply specify the discrete faithful representation of the link group by showing a link diagram and one geometric solution.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1750079
JournalJournal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications
Volume26
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Oct 1

Keywords

  • Reidemeister moves
  • boundary-parabolic representation
  • hyperbolic volume
  • link group
  • optimistic limit

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory

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