Géométrie, Algèbre, Dynamique et Topologie

A HOMFLY-type invariant for integral homology 3-spheres

by Shunsuke TSUJI (RIMS (Kyoto))

Salle 318 (IMB)

Salle 318



We construct an invariant for an integral homology 3-sphere which is an element of Q[ρ][[h]]. This invariant and the HOMFLY polynomial, which is an invariant for links, are equivalent to the collection of quantum invariants for integral homology 3-spheres associated with the Lie algebra sl(n).