Tuesday Seminar on Topology

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Date, time & place Tuesday 17:00 - 18:30 056Room #056 (Graduate School of Math. Sci. Bldg.)
Organizer(s) KOHNO Toshitake, KAWAZUMI Nariya, KITAYAMA Takahiro, SAKASAI Takuya
Remarks Tea: 16:30 - 17:00 Common Room

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2021/10/05

17:00-18:00   Online
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Hiroshi Goda (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)
Twisted Alexander polynomials, chirality, and local deformations of hyperbolic 3-cone-manifolds (JAPANESE)
[ Abstract ]
We discuss a relationship between the chirality of knots and higher dimensional twisted Alexander polynomials associated with holonomy representations of hyperbolic $3$-cone-manifolds. In particular, we provide a new necessary condition for a knot, that appears in a hyperbolic $3$-cone-manifold of finite volume as a singular set, to be amphicheiral. Moreover, we can detect the chirality of hyperbolic twist knots, according to our criterion, using low-dimensional irreducible representations. (This is a joint work with Takayuki Morifuji.)
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