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Ribbon Knots of 1-Fusion, the Jones Polynomial, and the Casson-Walker Invariant

(and an appendix by Tsuyoshi SAKAI)
Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Kyoto University
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8502 Japan

Received: March 1, 2005
Accepted: April 5, 2005

We give an explicit formula for the Casson-Walker invariant of double branched covers of  3
S  branched along ribbon knots of 1-fusion.

Key words: Ribbon knots of 1-fusion, Jones polynomial, Casson-Walker invariant.
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