# Vassiliev invariants for flows via Chern–Simons perturbation theory

@article{delaCruzMoreno2020VassilievIF, title={Vassiliev invariants for flows via Chern–Simons perturbation theory}, author={J. de-la-Cruz-Moreno and Hugo Garc'ia-Compe'an and Edgar Y. L'opez}, journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory}, year={2020} }

The perturbative expansion of Chern-Simons gauge theory leads to invariants of knots and links, the finite type invariants or Vassiliev invariants. It has been proven that at any order in perturbation theory the resulting expression is an invariant of that order. Bott-Taubes integrals on configuration spaces are introduced in the present context to write Feynman diagrams at a given order in perturbation theory in a geometrical and topological setting. One of the consequences of the…

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