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Comptes Rendus Mathématique
Volume 351, n° 5-6
pages 215-219 (mars 2013)
Doi : 10.1016/j.crma.2013.03.009
Received : 7 February 2013 ;  accepted : 15 Mars 2013
The  -Alexander invariant detects the unknot
Lʼinvariant dʼAlexander   détecte le nœud trivial

Fathi Ben Aribi
 Institut de mathématiques de Jussieu–Paris Rive gauche, université Paris-Diderot (Paris-7), UFR de mathématiques, case 7012, bâtiment Sophie-Germain, 75205 Paris cedex 13, France 


The aim of this note is to prove that the  -Alexander invariant, a knot invariant defined using  -torsions, detects the unknot.

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Le but de cette note est de démontrer que lʼinvariant dʼAlexander  , un invariant de nœuds défini via des torsions  , détecte le nœud trivial.

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