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Universality for polynomial invariants on ribbon graphs with flags

  title={Universality for polynomial invariants on ribbon graphs with flags},
  author={R. C. Avohou and J. B. Geloun and M. N. Hounkonnou},
  journal={arXiv: Geometric Topology},
In this paper, we analyze the Bollobas and Riordan polynomial for ribbon graphs with ags introduced in arXiv:1301.1987(math.CO) and prove its universality. We also show that this polynomial can be dened on some equivalence classes of ribbon graphs involving ag moves and that the new polynomial is still universal on these classes. 
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