Journal of Mathematical Sciences

, Volume 146, Issue 1, pp 5455–5464 | Cite as

Arrow-diagram formulas for fourth-order invariants of knots

  • S. V. Allionov


In this paper, we study explicit arrow-diagram formulas for fourth-order Vassiliev invariants of knots announced by several authors. We show that, in fact, these formulas do not determine any knot invariants.


Double Point Weight System Reidemeister Move Chord Diagram Combinatorial Formula 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. V. Allionov
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  1. 1.Kolomna State Pedagogical InstituteRussia

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