HEEGAARD GENUS, CUT NUMBER, WEAK p-CONGRUENCE, AND QUANTUM INVARIANTS

Abstract

We use quantum invariants to define a 3-manifold invariant jp which lies in the non-negative integers. We relate jp to the Heegard genus, and the cut number. We show that jp is an invariant of weak p-congruence.

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@inproceedings{Gilmer2009HEEGAARDGC, title={HEEGAARD GENUS, CUT NUMBER, WEAK p-CONGRUENCE, AND QUANTUM INVARIANTS}, author={Patrick M. Gilmer}, year={2009} }