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April 1999

Higher Skein Modules, II


Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen

Vladimir Turaev


In our previous paper 'Higher Skein Modules' we introduced a notion of higher Conway skein modules of links. In this paper we introduce higher Homfly skein modules of links in an oriented 3-manifold and partially compute them in terms of the first skein module.

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This paper has now been published in Topology, Ergodic Theory, Real Algebraic Geometry. Rokhlin's Memorial. Amer. Math. Soc. Transl. ser. 2, vol. 202 (2001)