Communications in Analysis and Geometry

Volume 15 (2007)

Number 5

Families of knots for which Morton's inequality is strict

Pages: 971 – 983

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/CAG.2007.v15.n5.a3

Authors

Mark Brittenham

Jacqueline Jensen

Abstract

We describe a procedure for creating infinite families of knots, each having the maximum degree of their HOMFLYPT polynomial strictly less than twice their canonical genus.

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